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2014-11-18 16:26:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Health Physician General Dr.

2011-02-18 12:05:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With flu season at its peak and the possibility of cases occurring as late as May this year, Kmart is offering $15 flu shots, while supplies last, beginning Feb. 20, 2011 to customers who have yet to be vaccinated.

2010-09-20 07:01:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With flu season just around the corner, Kmart announces that its 2010 annual walk-in flu clinics are now open through Nov. 15.

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2010-07-20 09:45:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) will continue to monitor the H1N1 swine flu pandemic.

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2010-06-03 12:55:00

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.

2010-05-24 10:11:00

Clearance will allow continued use of Simplexa Influenza A H1N1 (2009) test SILVER SPRING, Md., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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2010-02-11 13:00:00

The World Health Organization’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.

2009-10-16 00:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 37 states in the U.S. now report widespread influenza activity - and nearly all influenza cases reported to the health authority are 2009 H1N1, also known as swine flu.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.