quote by Michele Bachmann

I find it interesting that it was back in the 1970s that the swine flu broke out under another, then under another Democrat president, Jimmy Carter. I'm not blaming this on President Obama, I just think it's an interesting coincidence.

— Michele Bachmann

Practical Flu quotations

It just seems to me that the world's kind of a mess, and the more messy it gets, the more interested I am in escapist fare. Having a good time is something that isn't about the war in Iraq or the Asian flu or the Kyoto protocol - things that are horribly depressing to consider in our real lives. I'm eager to get away from them.

Are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance?

With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from one end to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terrorist attacks, "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance?

Before getting meningitis, I was such a hypochondriac, worrying about the slightest ache. Ironically, I overlooked meningitis because the symptoms seemed like flu. I guess you don't realise how healthy you are until it is taken away from you.


In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.

In the USA in 1978, they mandated vaccination and it resulted in a three fold increase in the reported incidence of whooping cough.

When I was diagnosed with swine flu, it was a big relief that Young Saeng was with me. When everyone wouldn't eat with me, Young Saeng was the only one who ate stuff like curry with me.

There we times when everybody in the house has the flu.

You're cleaning up vomit and it's 2 in the morning, and you're wishing there was somebody else there to help you.

It simply isn't fair for senators to cut to the front of the line when seniors around the country have been forced to wait for hours to get a flu shot.


The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. It is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions.

With 30,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations from the seasonal flu, those numbers are certainly higher than what we've seen of the swine flu. Protecting yourself from both viruses is very important.

To be able to detect the outbreak of avian flu anywhere in the world is going to require a partnership of several countries that will share information and samples, but it is important to remember a threat anywhere is a threat everywhere.

When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic.

It is a good idea for everyone who does not have contra-indications to receive a flu shot.


We had a week off in the middle of shooting, but as soon as everyone stopped, we all went down with six different types of flu and other unmentionable diseases.

There is no bird flu in commercial stocks.

Civilisation, the orderly world in which we live, is frail.

We are skating on thin ice. There is a fear of a collective disaster. Terrorism, genocide, flu, tsunamis.

The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it.

I returned to upstate NY where I just laid in bed for days with a fever that just wouldn't go away. After more of this, I grew increasingly sure that this was not simply the flu!


I have been laid up with intentional flu.

The President has once again failed us.

Millions of Americans are at risk of going without the flu vaccine this year because the administration failed to act proactively to ensure an adequate supply. There is simply no excuse for this.

My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old.

He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover.

With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot;

but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus.

With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot;

but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus.


It's the internet like the flu - it just spreads like crazy.

It [salvation] is not this flu shot mentality of an invitation of the Gospel.

It's either the flu or love... The symptoms are the same.

If the Bush Administration cannot ensure Americans that they will be safe from the flu, how will they protect our country against a possible bio-terror or chemical attack? The American people deserve better.

Gossip columnists are diseases, like 'flu. Everyone is subject to them.


Most of the common infections - colds, flu, diarrhea - you get environmentally transmitted either in the air or on surfaces you touch. I think people under-rate surfaces.

Obviously my game wasn't too good at Augusta, I had a couple of technical faults, the posture wasn't too good. It's a bit unfortunate because I was playing a lot of good golf, but when I got sick (flu) before The Masters, that was bad timing and I wasn't quite myself.

Look, if you have somebody who doesn't have health insurance, who doesn't have a doctor or dentist, and in order to deal with their cold or flu or dental problem, they go to an emergency room - in general, that visit will cost ten times more than walking into a community health center.

Reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as swine flu, dengue fever, Ebola virus and tuberculosis are particularly concerning.

Evolution lies at the heart of biology.

It is seamlessly and continuously linked to health research to better understand such conditions as AIDS or bird flu or Parkinson's or cancer or heart disease. Every biomedical experiment, every tiny advance, every major breakthrough ultimately connects to the principles first postulated by Darwin.

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