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  • Swine flu continues slow climb on college campuses

     
    Influenza-like illnesses on college campuses, generally assumed to be primarily pandemic H1N1 influenza, grew slightly during the week ending Nov. 6, with 8,951 new cases reported -- an increase of 1% from the previous week. There were 15 hospitalizations...
  • Prescriptions for Tamiflu and other swine flu antivirals up 6%

     
    U.S. prescriptions for Tamiflu, Relenza and two other antiviral drugs used in the fight against pandemic H1N1 influenza totaled 587,960 in the week ending Oct. 30, a 5.9% increase from the week before, according to Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions of......
  • Swine flu seems to be trailing off -- for now, at least

     
    The current wave of pandemic H1N1 influenza infections is trailing off a little, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this morning, and other indicators seem to confirm that diagnosis. In particular, the numbers of prescriptions written for...
  • The WHO says swine flu pandemic is milder than expected, may be nearing peak

     
    The outbreak of pandemic H1N1 influenza appears to be waning in the United States and Canada and may be nearing a peak in the rest of the world, but it is impossible to predict what will happen with influenza viruses,......
  • British medical journal questions efficacy of Tamiflu for swine flu — or any flu

     
    A major controversy about the efficacy of the antiviral agent Tamiflu in treating influenza has erupted in the online version of BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal. A team from the prestigious Cochrane Review says that its analysis......
  • Brits say swine flu is mild, corroborating other reports

     
    British health officials have confirmed earlier reports that the pandemic H1N1 influenza is milder than experts had originally feared. In a report published online in the BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal, England's chief medical officer and his...
  • The postmortem on pregnancy and H1N1 flu

     
    As early as last July, federal health officials warned doctors and pregnant women that the H1N1 (swine) flu virus appeared especially hazardous for pregnant women. In the fall, officials urged pregnant women to be vaccinated against H1N1, although surveys...
  • Resistance to swine flu antiviral drugs can develop faster than expected, research finds

     
    The pandemic H1N1 influenza virus can develop resistance to the commonly used antiviral drugs much faster than expected, federal researchers said Friday. Previous research had suggested that it would take 24 days or longer for resistance to the drugs to.....
  • China reports first human case of new H10N8 bird flu, and it's fatal

    China reports first human case of new H10N8 bird flu, and it's fatal
    Chinese health authorities have identified a brand-new type of bird flu that killed an elderly woman in November and infected at least one other person in January. That trend prompted the experts to call for stepped-up surveillance to track the new...
  • Egypt reports 16 swine flu deaths

    Egypt reports 16 swine flu deaths
    CAIRO – Sixteen people in Egypt have died from the H1N1 virus – commonly known as swine flu – since the start of the winter, the country's Ministry of Health said Monday. The ministry's spokesman, Ahmed Kamel, was quoted by the daily...
  • Taiwanese woman is the first human to be sickened by H6N1 bird flu

    Taiwanese woman is the first human to be sickened by H6N1 bird flu
    A 20-year-old woman in Taiwan has achieved the dubious distinction of being the first patient known to have been sickened by a strain of bird flu known as H6N1. The woman, who became ill in May, appears to have made a full recovery, according to a...