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
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.