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2009-11-19 10:51:00

Effort Aims to Educate Travelers about H1N1 ATLANTA, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every holiday season, millions of Americans travel through the nation's airports, seaports, and train stations to spend time with loved ones.

2009-11-19 05:47:00

VENICE, Fla., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SinoFresh Healthcare Products, Inc. announced today the successful results of its initial pilot animal study testing the efficacy of the SinoFresh Nasal Spray product when used on animals infected with the H1N1 ("swine flu") virus.

2009-11-12 14:40:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning A-Z, a business unit of Voyager Learning Company (OTC: VLCY), announced today that it has made several of its K-6 leveled readers and other educational resources on the H1N1 "Swine Flu" available for free to the public.

2009-11-04 07:40:00

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), H1N1 - better known as the swine flu - was widespread in 48 states as of Oct. 18-24.

2009-11-02 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As concerns over the Swine Flu virus continue to mount across the country, an increasing number of schools may opt to take matters into their own hands, sending kids home to wait out what they perceive will be the peak of the flu pandemic.

2009-11-02 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "Blah, blah, H1N1 blah," is what many kids hear when their parents try to teach them how to avoid getting H1N1, or the swine flu.

2009-10-29 23:34:04

H1N1 testing data presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America conference.

2009-10-27 14:29:01

An experimental drug cocktail that includes three prescriptions now widely available offers the best hope in developing a single agent to treat drug-resistant H1N1 swine flu, says a virology researcher in the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

2009-10-26 10:50:00


2009-10-25 07:05:00

President Obama has declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, allowing hospitals and local governments to speedily set up alternate sites for treatment and triage procedures if needed to handle any surge of patients.

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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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