Latest Flu pandemic in the United States Stories

2009-06-16 08:30:00

People Encouraged to Take Basic Preparedness Steps for Hurricane and Flu Seasons WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year in the Americas, more people were affected by disaster than any year in the previous decade, according to the 2009 World Disasters Report.

2009-06-12 15:35:00

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Slow to Act, Not Doing Enough to Protect Employees, says AFGE WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Krome Service Processing Center in Miami, FL has confirmed cases of H1N1.

2009-06-11 15:50:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a flu pandemic on Thursday, raising its alert to the highest level of phase 6.

2009-06-05 10:58:00

Novel H1N1 Influenza A Response among Key Conference Components BUFFALO, N.Y., June 5, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) 2009 Annual Conference will be held June 7-11 at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, New York.

2009-06-03 06:50:00

The World Health Organization is predicting that a swine flu pandemic is looming closer with the virus showing early signs of spreading outside the Americas.

2009-05-28 15:04:00

Health authorities said on Thursday that British scientists have produced a strain of swine flu H1N1 flu virus that could be used for large scale production of a vaccine as early as October.

2009-05-27 06:35:00

In a statement released on Tuesday, officials with the World Health Organization stated that their scientists intend to continue monitoring the development and spread of the H1N1 virus before submitting official recommendations for the production of the vaccines.

2009-05-26 10:45:00

Some Recipients have recently faced H1N1 Flu Outbreaks JAMAICA, N.Y., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO Biomedical and Environmental Solutions (SANYO), a division of SANYO North America, announces the donation of professional-use air purification systems to provide an added level of safe, healthy air for areas where people gather indoors in the North American market.

2009-05-25 06:40:00

After a week-long conference in Geneva, the World Health Organization’s Margaret Chan said on Friday that health authorities around the world should prepare themselves for a rise in both the number and severity of H1N1 swine flu cases in the coming months.

2009-05-23 09:54:50

Enough swine flu vaccine to immunize at least 20 million people in the United States should be ready by late summer, federal health officials said. The vaccine would be earmarked for people in key positions in healthcare, national security and emergency services, Health and Human Services Secretary

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