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2014-10-07 12:29:20

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About H1N1 VaccinesH1N1 influenza (zoonotic) is an infectious disease in humans caused by a variant of the swine H1N1 virus, known as H1N1v virus.

New Analysis Of The H1N1 Pandemic Conflicts With Accepted Views On How The Disease Spread
2014-07-02 03:52:56

New analysis of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and that its spread was likely accelerated by school-age children.

Avian Influenza Viruses Identified In Antarctic Penguins
2014-05-06 03:11:05

An international team of researchers has, for the first time, identified an avian influenza virus in a group of Adélie penguins from Antarctica.

Flu Season More Severe On Young, Unvaccinated Adults, Requiring Intensive Care
2014-02-11 04:08:55

An overwhelming majority of the influenza patients who required intensive care from Duke University Hospital during this year’s flu season had not been vaccinated.

2014-01-16 00:21:55

Urgent Care centers offering front line perspectives on this year's flu season. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan.

2009 H1N1 Virus Death Toll Ten Times Higher Than Official Worldwide Estimates
2013-11-27 08:15:39

A research team consisting of more than 60 collaborators in 26 countries has estimated the global death toll from the 2009 outbreak of the H1N1 virus to be 10 times higher than the World Health Organization's count, which was based on laboratory-confirmed cases of this flu.

Universal Flu Vaccine
2013-09-23 13:30:01

Scientists at the Imperial College London are getting closer to developing a universal flu vaccine after using the 2009 pandemic as a natural experiment.

Ferret Study Shows H7N9 Could Transmit Between Humans
2013-07-19 16:18:26

The H7N9 bird flu strain that broke out in China earlier this year, sickening more than 130 and resulting in at least 43 deaths, has so far remained largely non-transmissible.

2013-07-10 12:48:03

Three waves of the deadliest influenza pandemic in history, known as the Spanish flu, hit England and Wales in 1918, just as World War 1 was coming to an end.


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