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Swine Flu

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  • No confirmed swine flu in Orlando, Florida Hospital says

    No confirmed swine flu in Orlando, Florida Hospital says
    An e-mail sent by one of Florida Hospital's top doctors sent health officials into a flurry today because he incorrectly confirmed the first case of the deadly swine flu in Orlando. In the e-mail, Dr. Loran Hauck, Chief Medical Officer at Florida...
  • Swine Flu

    Swine Flu
    Frequent questions and their answers. Photo: JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images The outbreak of a new form of swine flu has prompted the United States and the World Health Organization to declare a public health emergency. President Obama called the...
  • Swine flu delays 'Star Trek' Mexico premiere

    Even the Federation can't take on the swine flu. The May 8 premiere of "Star Trek," J.J. Abrams' reboot of the classic series, has been indefinitely postponed in Mexico, sources say. Fear of the flu has movie theaters (among other places where the...
  • Local health officials downplay swine flu concerns for Kingsmill LPGA stop

    Local health officials don't think that the LPGA's recent tour stop in Mexico will present any increased danger of exposure to swine flu when the organization holds its annual tournament at Kingsmill next week. The LPGA Corona Championship took place...
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    Swine flu
    Swine flu has parents seriously worried. With the suspected death toll mounting in Mexico and at least 64 confirmed cases in the United States, there's good reason to worry. One New York City school is closed because dozens of students have fallen ill....
  • Disney needs to ease visitors' fears

    Three days into the local swine-flu panic, Walt Disney World had yet to get in front of it and assure visitors that it's doing everything possible to keep its parks and hotels safe. Disney has stayed largely silent this week in response to reports of a...
  • Staying healthy while traveling

    Staying healthy while traveling
    Let's all take a deep breath. Sure the swine flu news is making us nervous -- very nervous -- just when millions of us are planning our much-needed summer vacations. But that doesn't mean we should grab the kids and huddle under the covers. We just have...
  • Swine flu scare gives hospital a practice run

    In the emergency room at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, where scores of frightened people arrived last week to have their nerves eased and their fevers abated, the triage was simple: Those complaining of flu symptoms were masked and separated from...
  • VHSL statement on swine flu

    Here is a press release from the Virginia High School League concerning swine flu: The Virginia High School League (VHSL) is and has been in communication with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Health Services and is currently monitoring the...
  • Swine flu: 8 ways to get your family ready

    Swine flu: 8 ways to get your family ready
    Pandemic flu plans aren't just for governments: Families need them too, says Ted Epperly, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a family doc in Boise, Idaho. And parents need to prepare now. Here are eight things families should do to...
  • Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people

    Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people
    Humans have it. Pigs don't. At least not yet, and U.S. pork producers are doing everything they can to make sure that the new H1N1 virus, known around the world as the "swine flu," stays out of their herds. "That is the biggest concern, that your herd...