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Swine Flu

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  • Mild flu could hit harder in the fall

    Mild flu could hit harder in the fall
    The number of swine flu cases in Mexico is stabilizing. In the U.S., though more people are being diagnosed with the virus, cases have been mostly mild, claiming two lives. And health officials have backed off on closing schools where students are sick....
  • Protein Sciences Enters Deal To Run Vaccine Factory In Mexico

    Protein Sciences Enters Deal To Run Vaccine Factory In Mexico
    Protein Sciences Corp., the Meriden company that said last week that it might gear up to make tens of thousands of doses of swine flu vaccine, has struck a deal with authorities in Mexico to operate a vaccine manufacturing facility there. Company chief...
  • Swine Flu and Children

    www.cdc.gov/swineflu www.townandcountrypeds.com In any given flu season health experts warn ... those most at risk are children and the elderly. The swine flu is no different ... with a toddler dead and a probable child infected here in Chicago ......
  • What is Swine Flu?

    www.cdc.gov/swineflu 36,000 people die every year from seasonal flu ... so why is the swine flu different? And why all the concern? The swine flu is a different strain of the flu virus ... the H1N1. Currently there is no vaccine and there are many...
  • Health Officials try to confine Swine Flu as the virus makes it's way to Franklin and York Counties

    Health Officials try to confine Swine Flu as the virus makes it's way to Franklin and York Counties
    An estimated 16 hundred people across the country are being tested by the Centers for Disease Control for swine flu. In Pennsylvania there are two confirmed cases and 18 probable cases including one in Franklin County and another at York Hospital. "It...
  • A Pair Of Cruise Ships Tie Up In Seattle For A Quick Visit

    A Pair Of Cruise Ships Tie Up In Seattle For A Quick Visit
    Thousands of cruise ship passengers made a quick stop in Seattle Thursday, after swine flu fears in Mexico prompted Carnival and Royal Caribbean cruise lines to send their ships north, instead of south to the Mexican Riviera. The boats and their...
  • Sunday Town Review

    COVENTRY — Down by the Mill Brook in South Coventry, an early 19th century farmer kept a Mulberry orchard and the silkworms that feed on that tree. The property likely included a building "where women processed and unwound the cocoons to a thin...
  • Swine flu doesn't scare Vice President Joe Biden's son

    When Vice President Joe Biden said he would advise his own family not to travel during the swine-flu outbreak, the nation's tourism industry got in a huff. Well, maybe Big Tourism will find some consolation in knowing that even Biden's own son didn't...
  • Governor To Re-Evaluate State Workers

    (WGN-AM) - Governor Pat Quinn says he will order performance reviews for all state employees. There have been calls for Quinn to terminate or replace Board members or state employees that were hired by former Governors George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich....
  • 11 More H1n1 Cases Confirmed In La.

    11 More H1n1 Cases Confirmed In La.
    Louisiana's health department says 11 more cases of the H1N1 virus - or swine flu - have have been confirmed in the state. That brings to 20 the total number of swine flu cases in Louisiana that are confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control. There...
  • Army of Cuban doctors hunt for possible swine flu carriers

    A small army of neighborhood-based doctors is being used to track down foreign visitors at rental apartments and hotels in an attempt to halt the spread of the swine flu virus in Cuba. The government, which confirmed this week its first case of the...