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Swine Flu

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  • Many have had H1N1 flu, many have had a shot -- and many remain vulnerable

     
    An estimated 18% of Americans have fallen ill with H1N1 flu, but about 20% have been vaccinated against the strain, according to new estimates released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new numbers show that......
  • California's H1N1 racial disparity explained

     
    A website with the odd name of "Neon Tommy" is not exactly where you'd expect to find good solid reporting, and even, gasp, investigative journalism, but that's because it's not obvious with a URL like that that the site is the digital domain of the...
  • Swine flu activity continues to be low as WHO defends actions

     
    Activity of the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus continues to ebb in the United States, with no states reporting widespread flu activity in the week ending Jan. 23 and only five states reporting regional activity. Hospitalization rates have leveled off, and....
  • These days, a sneeze is not just a sneeze

     
    If "achoo!" makes you jumpy these days, you're not alone. The swine flu pandemic has made people much more reactive when they hear or see someone sneeze, according to a new study. It found that public sneezing heightens people's fears......
  • Swine flu vaccine supplies are growing, but flu is still spreading

     
    More than 38 million doses of vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza are now available for ordering, 11 million more than were available last week and double the number available two weeks ago, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and......
  • Times/USC poll finds majority of California's registered voters have no plans to get H1N1 vaccine

     
    As concern spreads about H1N1 flu, a new survey of California voters found that while most consider the vaccine safe, a majority had no plans to get vaccinated. The poll also found that blacks and Latinos are far more likely......
  • California might miss swine flu inoculation goal because of vaccine shortage

     
    If H1N1 flu vaccine shortages persist, California may not be able to vaccinate those most at risk by the end of December, public health officials said today.Health officials have said that at least 25 city and county health agencies have......
  • Swine flu infects teenage cat in Iowa and ferrets in Nebraska and Oregon

     
    A 13-year-old Iowa cat has been infected with swine flu, veterinary and federal officials said Wednesday, and it is believed to be the first case of the H1N1 virus in a feline. The domestic shorthaired cat was treated last week......
  • Swine flu now in virtually every country, as WHO braces for winter season

     
    Pandemic H1N1 influenza is now in virtually every country in the world, and health officials are bracing for an upsurge in cases as winter sets in, World Health Organization officials said this morning. "At WHO, we remain concerned about the......
  • Swine flu cases increase slightly on college campuses last week

     
    Influenza-like illnesses, assumed to be primarily pandemic H1N1 influenza, continued to increase on college campuses last week, although the rate has slowed. A total of 9,128 new cases were reported in the week ending Oct. 30 at the 274 colleges......
  • FDA commissioner reassures doctors about swine flu vaccine safety

     
    Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, sent a letter to all U.S. physicians today thanking them for their help in combating the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus and reassuring them about the safety of the vaccine......