Swine flu coverage

More H1N1 Vaccine Recalled

December 23, 2009

More H1N1 Vaccine Recalled

Vaccine maker MedImmune has voluntarily recalled 13 lots of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 influenza because they have lost some potency since they were manufactured, the company said Tuesday.

Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests

November 4, 2009

Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests

Obesity appears to be a risk factor on a par with pregnancy for developing complications from an infection with pandemic H1N1 influenza, according to the most comprehensive look yet at swine flu hospitalizations.

Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people

Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people

Humans have it. Pigs don't. At least not yet, and U.S. pork producers are doing everything they can to make sure that the new H1N1 virus, known around the world as the "swine flu," stays out of their herds.

Do face masks help prevent swine flu infection?

April 28, 2009

Do face masks help prevent swine flu infection?

Don't count on those disposable masks to completely protect you against the swine flu percolating around the globe.

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