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House Proceeding 05-05-09 on May 5th, 2009 :: 4:55:40 to 4:58:15
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Phil Gingrey

4:55:36 to 4:55:57( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: problem where they would develop secondary infections and die. mr. gingrey: my time and yield right back to him. he brought up a very important point, madam speaker. there have been two deaths in the united states thus far attributed to the current

Phil Gingrey

4:55:40 to 4:58:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

Phil Gingrey

4:55:58 to 4:56:19( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: version h1n1, influenza type a. one was a 2-year-old toddler, a mexican texas for a visit and actually sick before. i think this was a little boy.

Phil Gingrey

4:56:20 to 4:56:41( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: before they came into texas and subsequently the child died in houston in the hospital. and what you get from the news releases from the press releases is that it says that the child had multiple health problems before developing the flu.

Phil Gingrey

4:56:42 to 4:57:03( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: and now we just heard, i'm not sure if dr. browne is aware of this, but another death has occurred. this was an adult woman i believe. also in texas. that lived in a border town, very close to the mexican-texas

Phil Gingrey

4:57:04 to 4:57:24( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: border, and also it says this woman that died had multiple health problems. now, dr. browne -- dr. broun and i are physicians, when you talk about multiple health problems r. you speaking of cancer, maybe somebody who had breast cancer that had spread to other parts of her body? possibly.

Phil Gingrey

4:57:25 to 4:57:45( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: are you talking about somebody that has coronary artery disease and has three or four heart attacks and a bypass procedure done who is in congestive heart failure? are you talking about somebody who has severe type 2 diabetes who is on insulin, who is on

Phil Gingrey

4:57:46 to 4:58:07( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: dialysis because -- i think the media has a responsibility here that they are not fulfilling because they don't give you the whole story. and i think it's very important that we get that so we understand what the true risk is and how severe the flu is. and i yield back to my colleague,

Phil Gingrey

4:58:08 to 4:58:18( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: sure people understand these two deaths, these were sick people. one, a very young child, another

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