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Swine Flu

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  • Study offers clue to link between swine flu shot, narcolepsy

    One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect — the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened.
  • Get ready for flu season

     Get ready for flu season
    The flu vaccine for the 2013/2014 season is now widely available — at drug stores, doctors' offices, health clinics, and military facilities. Accordingly, government health professionals are urging the public not to delay getting protection...

    Virginia flu season winding down

    Virginia flu season winding down
    After more than two months of being on high alert for flu activity, Hampton Roads health systems have dropped the mask advisory for people visiting their facilities. Community masking helps to contain the spread of the virus, as vaccines are not 100...

    Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano bids farewell

    Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano bids farewell
    Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.” In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...

    First flu case diagnosed in Maryland

    The state's first confirmed flu case this season was detected Thursday in a child living in the Washington suburbs, state health officials said. The child, who was not identified, was hospitalized briefly, but is recovering. The flu strain detected...