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Swine Flu

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  • More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether

    More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether
    Miss Maryland, you did us proud. Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo. Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...
  • Germ warfare in hotels

    Germ warfare in hotels
    Do you have any idea what happened on that hotel bed before you walked into the room? You don't want to know. Neither do I, which is why, first thing when arriving in a new hotel room, I usually toss the bedspread in the closet. It seems I'm not alone....
  • Texas A&M awarded biodefense contract

    Texas A&M awarded biodefense contract
    The Texas A&M University System just said, 'Howdy!' to a huge government contract. The contract makes A&M one of three national biodefense centers in the country. The others are in Baltimore, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina. These centers will...
  • Swine flu found in pigs at Monroe County Fair

    Swine flu found in pigs at Monroe County Fair
    Monroe County Fair officials broke the news to 4-Hers and their families Tuesday, July 31.  Vets have been checking the health of every pig at this year's fair.  Some pigs are being sent home after showing signs of the Swine Flu. The threat of Swine...
  • Pigs at state fair getting extra checkups for swine flu

    Pigs at state fair getting extra checkups for swine flu
    Pigs arriving at the Indiana State Fairgrounds this week had their temperatures taken before being allowed out of their trailers, after cases of swine flu at county fairs. There were four confirmed cases of swine flu in people at the La Porte County...
  • CDC confirms case of swine influenza in Indiana

    CDC confirms case of swine influenza in Indiana
    The Center for Disease and Control reported Friday 12 additional human infections with swine influenza A (H3N2) was confirmed in three states, including Indiana. One case was reported in Hawaii, 10 cases in Ohio and one in Indiana. The CDC said all...
  • Increase in New Swine Flu Strain Linked to County Fairs

    Increase in New Swine Flu Strain Linked to County Fairs
    LOS ANGELES -- Health officials have seen an uptick in cases of a new strain of swine flu in humans. According to the latest flu report published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 people have been infected with a new strain...
  • Health officials urge caution around pigs at fairgrounds

    Health officials urge caution around pigs at fairgrounds
    If you're heading out to the Illinois State fair next week, you might want to take some precautions.           Health officials are reminding fairgoers to be careful around pigs because of a new strain of flu spreading from animals to people.          ...
  • NY deli wins battle over 'Heart Attack Sandwich' trademark

    NY deli wins battle over 'Heart Attack Sandwich' trademark
    While Michelle Obama is trying to teach us how to eat healthy, two restaurants are biting each other across the country over the trademark "Heart Attack Sandwich".  The "Second Avenue Deli", a kosher Manhattan deli, won a lawsuit against the Las Vegas-...
  • Calvert County family members all had the flu

    Calvert County family members all had the flu
    State health officials say today that lab tests confirm all four members of a Calvert County family striken with a severe respiratory illness in recent weeks had the H3N2 strain of influenza A, a strain of the flu that has been going around this season....
  • Late flu season hits Illinois

    Late flu season hits Illinois
    The breezes are balmy, green shoots are poking up through the dirt, people are wearing shorts. What could possibly put a damper on the bliss of spring? The flu. Off to its latest start in 29 years, influenza season has arrived in the U.S., including...