Latest Flu pandemic in the United States Stories

2009-07-17 08:10:15

Canada's chief medical officer says the country is uniquely poised to have a surplus of H1N1 flu vaccines by the fall because of years of planning. In an interview with the Globe and Mail in Ottawa, Dr.

2009-07-16 22:40:05

A majority of Americans think widespread H1N1 flu, with many getting very sick this fall or winter, is somewhat or very likely, a U.S.

2009-07-16 20:55:10

Viruses in past pandemics needed some six months to spread as widely as the H1N1 virus spread in six weeks, the World Health Organization in Switzerland said. The H1N1 influenza pandemic has spread internationally with unprecedented speed and the increasing number of cases in many countries with sustained community transmission is making it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for countries to try to confirm cases through laboratory testing, WHO officials said. The counting of individual...

2009-07-16 11:16:20

As part of a series about Americans' response to the H1N1 flu outbreak, the Harvard Opinion Research Program at the Harvard School of Public Health is releasing a national poll that focuses on Americans' views and concerns about the potential for a more severe outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) in the fall or winter.

2009-07-10 20:05:57


2009-07-10 12:41:52

U.S. influenza A H1N1 activity decreased during the week of June 28-July 4, but there were local or regional outbreaks, health officials said Friday.

2009-07-07 14:05:46

The recent global swine flu outbreak has underscored the critical need for good surveillance and rapid access to epidemiological data

2009-07-07 12:05:16

State and local health departments get mixed marks for efforts to convey information about the H1N1 virus to the public using their Web sites immediately after U.S. officials declared a public health emergency in April, according to a new RAND Corporation study

2009-07-02 21:43:11

White House officials announced an influenza A H1N1 Preparedness Summit with states to prepare for the possibility of a more severe outbreak of swine flu. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Homeland Security Adviser John Brennan are scheduled to host an all-day H1N1 Flu Preparedness Summit July 9 with states, to prepare for the possibility of a more severe outbreak of H1N1 flu in the fall or...

2009-06-18 15:08:00

"Inside Government" Also to Feature "Nixonland" Author WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent swine flu outbreak at the Krome Service Processing Center in Miami, Fla. will be addressed this week on AFGE's "Inside Government" radio show.

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