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H1N1 News


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Journal Gazette (IN): Health Officials Urge H1N1 Vaccine
March 12, 2010

As the flu season nears its end in Indiana, the H1N1 flu virus continues to quietly circulate across the state. More »
 
 
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Honolulu Advertiser: Free H1N1 flu vaccinations offered in Kalihi, Wai'anae
March 12, 2010

The state Health Department will be offering free H1N1 flu vaccinations next week in Kalihi and Wai'anae. More »
 
 
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Swine Flu - 700k Vaccine Doses Doled Out in King Co.
March 9, 2010

About 700,000 vaccine doses were distributed in King County during the recent swine flu scare - perhaps the most successful vaccination effort in local history, the County Council was told Tuesday. More »

 
 
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Wall Street Journal: The Flu Season That Fizzled
March 2, 2010

After raging through college campuses and communities last summer and fall, cases of the new H1N1 swine flu virus have dwindled to a trickle, and run-of-the-mill seasonal flu has barely made an appearance. More »
 
 
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Montreal Gazette (Canada): Findings Confirm H1N1 Flu's Toll on Pregnant Women
March 1, 2010

New research from Australia confirms that the H1N1 flu hits pregnant women particularly hard—especially if they have asthma, obesity, or diabetes. More »
 
 
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Reuters: New Inhaled Drug Protects from Flu in Single Dose
February 26, 2010

A single dose of an experimental influenza drug saves more mice from H5N1 avian influenza than the preferred drug Tamiflu, researchers reported on Thursday, and can also protect against infection. More »
 
 
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LA Times: What H1N1 Taught Us
February 26, 2010

We have learned a lot from the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic. More »
 
 
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FoxNews New York: Flu Shot Recommendation, Swine Flu
February 25, 2010

Everyone should get the flu shot. This comes from a government panel on immunizations. More »
 
 
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Wall Street Journal: What Tobacco Plants Have to Do With Swine Flu Vaccine
February 24, 2010

The method of making flu vaccines from chicken eggs is slow and expensive, but it has proved reliable for 60 years. So that’s what drug makers used last year in ramping up a new vaccine to offer protection from the sudden spread of the H1N1 virus. More »
 
 
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WebMD: Colleges See Rise in H1N1 Swine Flu
February 24, 2010

College campuses are seeing the first uptick in new H1N1 swine flu cases since November. More »
 
 
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Washington Post: Panel Recommends Annual Flu Vaccinations for All
February 24, 2010

A government panel is now recommending that virtually all Americans get a flu shot each year, starting this fall. More »
 
 
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Seattle Times: Swine Flu Slows Down in Washington State
February 24, 2010

State health officials say the spread of swine flu has slowed in Washington state, but the illness has not disappeared.
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Science Daily: Epidemiologists Explore Dynamics of Mexico's H1N1 Pandemic
February 21, 2010

Influenza surveillance mechanisms in Mexico were adequate during the fast-spreading H1N1 outbreak in 2009, yet Mexico did not have the infrastructure to quickly identify the emergence of this novel strain, according to an Arizona State University (ASU) epidemiologist. More »