Latest Pandemic H1N1/09 virus Stories

Swine Flu Spreading Through Contact With Infected Animals At Fairs
2012-08-09 09:27:09

Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have warned that anyone attending state fairs this year should use caution when visiting pig enclosures...

2009 Swine Flu Pandemic Death Toll Much Worse Than Originally Believed
2012-06-26 12:02:29

Shortly after the 2009 H1N1 “swine flu” pandemic, health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) had reported that roughly 18,500 people died from the virus, a finding that is being called into question.

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.

Controversial Bird Flu Research Safe To Publish
2012-04-02 07:42:20

A panel of US science research experts that had previously barred publication of research on key details of a mutant strain of H5N1 bird flu, reversed that decision on Friday, saying two papers on the research are okay to publish after all.

Bird Flu Research To Remain Unpublished For Now
2012-02-19 05:18:06

A World Health Organization (WHO) panel has ruled that a pair of studies detailing how scientists were able to mutate the H5N1 bird flu virus into a strain that could lead to a global pandemic will not be published in the near future.

2012-01-24 11:36:31

Only about one in five young adults in their late 30s received a flu shot during the 2009-2010 swine flu epidemic.

CDC Confirms New Swine Flu Strain
2011-11-26 05:28:29

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed three cases of a new flu virus that originated in pigs.

2011-09-16 07:00:00

First Influenza Cases of the 2011/2012 Flu Season roll in this week at MD Now Urgent Care Walk-in Medical Centers of Boca Raton and Lake Worth.

CDC: Two US Kids Infected By Swine Flu Variant
2011-09-03 05:32:53

Two U.S. children who had fallen ill with a previously unidentified influenza virus contracted a new strain that formed when one type of swine flu somehow picked up genetic material from the strain that was responsible for 2009's swine flu pandemic.

2011-08-26 11:00:49

Why do some folks who take every precaution still get the flu, while others never even get the sniffles?

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.