Latest Pandemic H1N1/09 virus Stories

2009-09-14 12:35:13

A Memphis hospital attempting to speed vaccine production has met with frustration due to H1N1's foreign origins and unusual gene mix, doctors said. The St.

2009-09-13 06:45:00

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is tired of hog farmers receiving a bad reputation from individuals who insist on referring to the A(H1N1) influenza pandemic as the "swine flu."

2009-09-11 07:46:00

An aggressive vaccination program that first targets children and ultimately reaches 70 percent of the US population would mitigate pandemic influenza H1N1 that is expected this fall.

2009-09-10 14:14:35

A study released on Thursday said that swine flu is able to infect cells deeper in the lungs than seasonal flu, thus helping to boost the severity of the illness.

2009-09-07 05:40:00

China's swine flu cases could reach 10,000 with the peaking of the disease season, health authorities warned.

2009-09-06 08:25:00

Despite the fact that the pandemic flu virus continues to infect many parts of the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it is not becoming more serious.

2009-09-03 23:30:00

The public health measures taken in response to swine flu may be seen as alarmist, overly restrictive, or even unjustified, says a US expert in a paper published on bmj.com today.

2009-09-02 06:55:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "Everyone is looking for ways to protect themselves against the swine flu virus. Let me tell you about my personal encounter with the virus. About three months ago, I read an article on Dr.

2009-08-29 07:15:00

The World Health Organization said Friday that doctors have detected a severe form of swine flu that infects the lungs and can lead to the hospitalization of otherwise healthy young people.

2009-08-28 15:18:22

World Health Organization officials in Geneva, Switzerland, are advising countries in the Northern Hemisphere to prepare for a second wave of pandemic.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.