Latest Flu pandemic in the United States Stories

2012-05-22 18:32:56

Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated benefits to the baby, according to the authors of a large population-based study examining the issue.

2012-02-17 09:00:00

The Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing industry expanded over the past five years as people increasingly looked to improve their health.

2011-05-21 07:11:22

Member countries of the World Health Organization agree that problems existed in how the swine flu epidemic was handled by the organization, but found no evidence to suggest that it was in cahoots with vaccine makers.

2011-02-14 15:38:00

First confirmed case since January 2010 SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Laboratory tests today confirmed that a 6-year-old cat in Wisconsin contracted the H1N1 influenza virus, the first confirmed case of H1N1 in a U.S.

2010-12-24 06:25:00

Flu season has taken its toll on Britain this year, killing a total of 27 people across the European area. Health officials say 24 have died from the H1N1 strain, and 3 from the flu type B.

2010-09-21 09:15:00

As the United States prepares for the upcoming flu season, a group of researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health continues to model how H1N1 may spread.

2010-08-19 11:40:00

The U.S. government proposed major changes on Thursday that deal with the way it works with companies to try and battle disease threats like the flu.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.