Latest epidemics Stories

2009-10-21 10:00:00

More than one in five Americans knows someone who has had the H1N1 flu WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-18 07:50:00

Initial tests taken at a state fair could quite possibly reveal evidence of swine flu in pigs from Minnesota, officials announced Friday.

2009-10-16 06:25:00

New guidelines on protecting health workers against the H1N1 swine flu virus place a greater emphasis on keeping patients away from others than on wearing protective facemasks.

2009-10-15 07:54:48

Watching who is exporting flu and potentially seeding other countries.

2009-10-12 09:38:50

Critical illness from 2009 influenza A(H1N1) in Mexico occurred among young patients, was associated with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and shock, and had a fatality rate of about 40 percent.

2009-10-09 12:45:00

Health officials have stopped counting the number of swine flu cases around the world, stating that they have a good grasp on how the pandemic is moving.

2009-10-07 09:18:00

HOUSTON and DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Precautionary measures are being taken at hospital ERs across Texas in order to deal with record numbers of flu cases this season.

2009-09-29 15:29:00

NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, influenza causes illness, hospitalizations and deaths, and severely strains the health care delivery system. This year, seasonal flu is complicated by the emergence and rapid spread of the H1N1 virus.

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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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