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That's the question how real is just well it is real 131 cases.
It's very deadly when you when you get it.
The patients that have died mostly have been in their upper sixties -- and things like that so there's an element of chronic medical diseases but that the big news is.
That it said this seems to be that -- some aspects of it are resistant to Tamiflu.
Tamiflu has been the gold the silver bullet if you you know for Burke who you know is being promoted a lot of countries have thousands of of -- -- medication that had.
And what this clearly is telling you is that this bird flu this strain is -- Smart he can adapt he could change.
Tami flu even though is that.
OK drug for me I don't think it's thing the silver bullet that everybody hopes it is.
It doesn't seem to be working as effective and I think this is a big warning sign I -- and I mean I concur with Morgan Stanley stay away from.
You know being around.
That because side it's just a matter of time -- I think before he gets a little bit more and and then my and then -- -- it well that's the whole key you know for years Tami flu has -- you know they they said okay Tamiflu -- please you know how governments -- ended WH I got involved.
And a lot of critics have come down -- you will hold on the you know it's it's.
Number one it's an anti viral so it doesn't cure -- slows down the progression of the of the flu.
So that -- you know you don't get it as bad and perhaps you have any chance to recover on your own.
-- that's that that's the in the way that it works.
But now we're sort of seeing a lot of strains that are not effective the data is a little would mix so I think that this is a wake up call.
For a lot of biopharmaceutical companies to give back into the band -- come up with new types of anti -- so they live on -- and -- -- -- -- -- I think they did and I think a lot of critics that have been criticizing.
This did the company that makes Tamiflu they said what -- many -- the data wasn't that you know crystal clear and and he we've we've put all our eggs in this basket and yeah we -- lot of governments buy into it.
And -- -- -- -- the goal is just not the case you know that there -- -- these viral.
Issues are getting a little bit more complex.
So you have to tackle it from a different direction.
It's getting worse it's clearly getting gas -- -- look at the SARS problem that we have in France right.
That's another major headache go that that's an evolving.
You know that started in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia and the cases are you know increasing and we have now a death reported in France.
You know -- ended the -- transmission seems to be very clear now so that's just a matter of time before we see perhaps that he really in America.
So you know from a viral perspective.
Did today I think our strategy has to change completely to protect yourself and it's -- right now you know governments have to be transparent China has to be very transparent have to keep it on the controlled have to reported.
To the WHO on the and the CDC here in America so we know exactly what's going on.
Studies have to be made as to why these viruses genetically infecting humans -- right now that the bird flu is bird to man -- commander commands for the coming from.
Chickens yet and you have to have better control of all of of these could these conditions which in China you pretty old pretty well some of these farms.
Are not regulated and there's no -- control.
People stay in the in their homes and they don't you know they don't go out.
So to me it's a global mess but you get warning -- -- -- -- doesn't seem to be too effective right now so they've got to get to do some work.
Definitely a wake up -- -- thank you so much.
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