| May 14, 2009
New York City has closed three schools in response to a swine flu outbreak that has left one staff member in critical condition and sent hundreds of kids home with flu symptoms, in a flare-up of the deadly virus that sent shock waves through the world...
| Apr 28, 2009
City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden also said Tuesday that "many hundreds" of schoolchildren are sick with suspected cases of swine flu.
Bloomberg says the hospitalizations are separate from the outbreak at a private school in Queens.
The mayor says...
| Apr 28, 2009
| 10:44 AM
In an age of widespread air travel, it is difficult, if not impossible, to contain a newly emerged infectious agent, and that is proving to be the case with swine flu, as isolated outbreaks continue to be confirmed around the world, with new cases...
| Apr 27, 2009
| 9:12 AM
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to discuss California's response to the swine flu outbreak at a news conference this morning in Beverly Hills.
Screening for the illness will also begin today at U.S. borders, according to Centers for Disease...
| Aug 16, 2009
The swine flu is expected to return to New York City, just in time for students heading back to school. New York City's Health Department and its schools are now preparing for the flu's arrival.
This past spring, the outbreak sickened 1 million people...
| Nov 17, 2009
PIX, Tribune Broadcasting's New York CW affiliate has named Bill Carey News Director. This is a homecoming of sorts for Carey, a native New Yorker who held roles of significant responsibility in station management at WCBS and WABC during his award-winning...