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2009-05-04 10:00:00

RESEDA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical director for the Los Angeles Jewish Home, the largest single-source provider of senior residential housing in the western United States, today shared the Home's recommendations for symptoms seniors should be on the lookout for and precautions to take as fear of swine flu continues to spread throughout the world.

2009-05-03 07:30:00

Cases of H1N1 infections continue to rise as the virus spreads throughout the world.

2009-05-01 21:48:40

A survey of the New York City high school where students have been battling swine flu found 1 in 3 students reported flu-like symptoms, health officials said. The New York City health department created an online questionnaire to survey students, parents and staff at the St.

2009-05-01 12:13:00

Tips for parents on talking to children about swine flu CHICAGO, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the concern over swine flu (H1N1) grows in school districts and communities across the country and around the world, children and families can become anxious.

2009-05-01 07:00:00

-Solution Provides Physicians with CDC Treatment Guidelines at the Point of Care- TAMPA, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Informed Decisions, LLC, a leading developer of drug information applications and clinical information solutions, announced today that its leading e-prescribing solution EMPOWERx is now providing physicians with the latest treatment guidelines for the H1N1 Influenza Virus as issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

2009-05-01 07:12:50

According to an announcement by Mexican health officials on Thursday, the number of swine flu cases in the country have begun to level off.

2009-04-30 15:50:00

The Air Transport Association expressed dismay over US Vice President Joe Biden's suggestion to avoid traveling due to the swine flu outbreak.

2009-04-30 15:30:00

A global cyber security firm warned Thursday that there have been spam emails using "swine flu" as a keyword phrase to flood the Internet, as opportunists seek to exploit concerns over the outbreak of the virus.

2009-04-30 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With the current global outbreak of the SWINE FLU and Mexico representing its Epicenter, World Health Officials are seeking ways to combat the continued spread of the unpredictable virus. U.S.

2009-04-30 07:47:48

On Thursday, the UN’s World Health Organization announced that it will raise the alert for the current swine flu crisis to a level five – what officials call a “strong signal that a pandemic is imminent.”

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2011-01-12 16:33:15

Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), caused by the dengue virus, is among the spectrum of acute febrile tropical disease and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Occurring mainly in the tropics it can be life threatening and is caused by four closely related virus stereotypes of the genus Flavivirus. It was identified and named in 1779. It has a nickname of "breakbone fever" due to it causing sever generalized bodyache. It tends to be more prevalent in the urban districts of its range...

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