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World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan decided on Thursday to maintain a pandemic alert for the swine flu virus after nearly a year of placing the world on alert.
Pregnant women who contract the H1N1 flu strain are at risk for obstetrical complications including fetal distress, premature delivery, emergency cesarean delivery and fetal death.
MADISON, N.J., and CYPRESS, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced that the U.S.
LONDON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 outbreak of the H1N1 influenza virus, commonly known as the "Swine Flu," has instigated various initiatives in the infection control industry with major emphasis on the hand hygiene market.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a probe into the handling of the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic, studying response to the outbreak to find out what worked and what did not work in order to better apply those lessons to future global medical emergencies.
The World Health Organizationâ€™s top influenza expert said on Thursday it would convene its emergency committee later this month to examine whether the H1N1 flu pandemic has peaked.
Majority of parents got or intend to get their children vaccinated, but majority of adults will not get H1N1 vaccine themselves.
Providing preventive Tamiflu and educating and emphasizing the need for repeated hand sanitizer use and disinfectant spray helped stop the spread of H1N1 influenza at a boys' summer camp in northern Alabama.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to ensure that Pennsylvania's citizens are protected against the H1N1 flu virus, the Department of Health will continue to offer vaccination clinics at all 60 state health centers every Saturday through Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon.
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