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Swine Flu

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  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Peru: Officials are cracking down on so-called nude tourism at Peru's prime historic tourist attraction, Machu Picchu. Four Americans were detained March 14 for stripping to their birthday suits for photographs, and other incidents with naked tourists have been reported at the sacred site. The Culture Ministry calls the incidents disrespectful and says park guards are stepping up enforcement.
  • With the nicer weather comes spring flu virus

    The intrepid sun has finally beaten the frost into reluctant retreat. The croci have gathered enough confidence to venture their tender shoots outside the earth's blanket. After months of hibernation, you step outside to take a deep breath of warm, sweet,...

    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...

    Research inspired by swine flu wins $100,000 at Intel science fair

    Research inspired by swine flu wins $100,000 at Intel science fair
    A project that could point the way to a new class of drugs to treat influenza won the top prize Tuesday night at the Intel Science Talent Search, netting 17-year-old Eric S. Chen a cool $100,000. Chen, a senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego,...

    Flu deaths in California rise to 302, but appear to be slowing

    Flu deaths in California rise to 302, but appear to be slowing
    The total confirmed deaths from the flu in California rose to 302 this week, as this year's flu season continues to wane.  Twenty-four flu deaths were confirmed Friday, a drop from late January and early February when an average 50 people died each...