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Inadequate use of masks or respirators put health care workers at risk of 2009 H1N1 infection during the earliest stages of the 2009 pandemic in the U.S.
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While Thailand has reported more than 2,000 cases of H1N1 flu, most of the new cases do not appear to be serious, health officials said. The majority of the people with new infections have mild symptoms, Public Health Minister Witthaya Kaewparadai told The Bangkok Post in a story published Monday. This group of patients can be treated with paracetamol, a lot of rest at home and drinking plenty of water, he said, noting those suffering from high fever, severe coughing and breathing...
Beijing's municipal health department says some influenza A H1N1 patients have been treated using traditional Chinese medicine.
An analysis of the U.S. swine flu outbreak found stockpiling medication paid off, but keeping sick children and workers home problematic, researchers said.
More than 15,000 people in southern Thailand have fallen ill with a mosquito virus known as Chikungunya disease, a disease control official says. Disease Control Department head Somchai Chakrabhand said the virus spread by mosquitoes has infected 15,240 people in 15 of Thailand's southern provinces
- 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.