November 9, 2009

Mongolia Horse Meat, H1N1 Cure?

In Mongolia, horse meat is being used to fight H1N1 as the country seeks folk remedies to combat the swine flu that is hitting their country harder than perhaps anywhere else in the world.

The illness has claimed over 600 lives in Mongolia, and as traditional medicine and doctors fail to stop the spread of the contagious disease, Mongolians are hoping the horse meat folk remedy will save them, causing prices to rise exponentially. Vaccines have not been made available quickly enough in the country, allowing its spread to reach epidemic proportions.

Mongolia Horse Meat H1N1

The price of horse meat has risen in Mongolia, as a surge in H1N1 cases and dearth of vaccines has people turning to folk remedies. Seven people died and 630 cases have been treated in the two weeks since the H1N1 strain of influenza first appeared in Mongolia, forcing the government to close kindergartens...

Mongolia Horse Meat H1N1

Posted at November 9, 2009 12:36 PM

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