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Health officials said Saturday that the H1N1 swine flu virus has returned to Britain, leaving 10 people dead in the last six weeks.
Over half of UK swine flu hospital admissions and inpatient deaths occurred in people with no underlying health problems or obvious risk factors.
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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.
Since the initial outbreak in April, the swine flu virus has claimed over 700 lives â€“ possibly forcing the closure of schools in order to slow its spread.
A vaccine to contend with the mounting swine flu pandemic is not going to be readily available for months as the death toll from the virus increases, according to a statement made by the world's top health official on Wednesday.
Minnesota health officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon two deaths in the Twin Cities area were attributed to swine flu. The health officials told the Minneapolis Star Tribune one was an elderly person who had underlying medical problems and had been hospitalized.
The National Health Service in London says a 9-year-old girl has become the fifth swine flu sufferer to die in the United Kingdom. An unidentified NHS London spokesman confirmed the young London girl, whose identity was not reported, had significant underlying health problems in addition to having the H1N1 influenza virus, the BBC reported Monday. The girl's death during the weekend followed the death last week of a 19-year-old London man who also had the swine flu and underlying health...
The World Health Organization reported on Monday that the H1N1 virus has now infected over 52,000 people in 100 countries, leading to 231 dead since late March.
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