| Feb 24, 2011
| 8:13 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Even as hundreds of people in San Diego battle the flu, thousands of vaccines remain unused.
County health officials said 275 people have been diagnosed with the flu in the last six weeks and four have died. Cases are increasing across the...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:19 AM
A daughter, Zoey Elizabeth Henson, was born to Amber and Michael Henson of Boyne Falls at 12:05 p.m. Sept. 2, 2011, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital, Petoskey. Zoey weighed 8 pounds, 1.2 ounces at birth. She has a brother, Kaydin Henson, 5,...
| Oct 29, 2009
With infection rates rising and the H1N1 vaccine in short supply, this Halloween comes with the added scare of swine flu - and Baltimore-area parents find themselves balancing the fun of a favorite holiday with worries about keeping kids healthy.
| Oct 20, 2009
Maryland may receive just half its expected supply of the swine flu vaccine for October, state health officials said Monday as they scrambled, along with hospitals and other providers, to confront a projected shortfall.
As H1N1-related hospitalizations...
| Oct 16, 2009
The queue for Thursday's flu shot clinic at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute began forming two hours before the doors opened - and Ronesha Mills made certain that she and her children were among the first in line.
"It's important for me, because now I...
| Oct 15, 2009
With delivery this week of the first doses of injectable vaccine against swine flu, Baltimore City and some area counties have begun scheduling their first public clinics for priority groups: those ages 6 months to 24 years, pregnant women, health care...
| Oct 14, 2009
With all the attention given to the slow pace of distribution of the swine flu vaccine, doctors and other providers are raising concerns about a shortage of vaccine for the other flu that is expected to slam the state and country this year.
| Oct 13, 2009
As Maryland's hospitals brace for the worst that the swine flu pandemic could offer, they are making big changes in the way they handle visitors - restricting children, limiting certain adult visitors and issuing face masks at entrances - in an effort...
| Apr 29, 2009
The Obama administration stood solidly against closing the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday, with Vice President Joe Biden calling this health emergency option "a monumental undertaking" with only limited benefits now that the swine flu virus already has...
| May 1, 2009
Protein Sciences, the Meriden company considering whether to make a vaccine for swine flu, said Thursday it has reached a deal intended to end litigation over a failed merger.
The company backed out of a merger with Emergent BioSolutions Inc. last year...