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DALLAS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association supports National Influenza Vaccination Week, Jan.
Hopkins Children's experts describe first patients critically ill with H1N1.
Australia risks a serious swine flu (H1N1 influenza virus) outbreak with two-thirds (65 per cent) of unprotected Australians stating they're unlikely to get vaccinated against the disease in the next 12 months.
The amount of global swine flu deaths surged past the 10,000 mark just eight months after the virus was unearthed in April.
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic medical clinics in select CVS/pharmacy stores throughout Maryland, North Carolina and Tennessee are now offering H1N1 vaccinations on demand seven days a week with no appointment necessary.
New research from Tel Aviv University bacteria expert Prof. Eshel Ben-Jacob of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Physics and Astronomy, grounded in the study of bacteria, presents compelling evidence to suggest there may be good reasons why most people should not automatically opt for the swine flu H1N1 shot.
A new study from researchers at the UK Medical Research Council and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) projects that the severity of the H1N1 flu during the autumn-winter flu season in the US will likely be less than previously feared.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec.
The government released a report on Monday that indicates a drop in swine flu infections, however the death toll among children rose by about 30.
On Wednesday US health officials expressed concern over a trend towards increased incidence of bacterial infections in young adults who have contracted the swine flu.
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...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.