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Swine Flu

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  • Swine Flu deaths: Florida Swine Flu deaths and hospitalizations

    <b>Swine Flu deaths:</b> Florida Swine Flu deaths and hospitalizations
  • Two cases of swine flu found in California

    Two cases of swine flu found in California
    Two mysterious cases of swine flu have been found in California, leading to an investigation by local, state and federal health officials to find the source. A 9-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy were identified as having had the virus, officials said....
  • 100-plus swine flu cases confirmed outside Mexico

    100-plus swine flu cases confirmed outside Mexico
    In an age of widespread air travel, it is difficult, if not impossible, to contain a newly emerged infectious agent, and that is proving to be the case with swine flu, as isolated outbreaks continue to be confirmed around the world, with new cases...
  • Swine flu: The basics

    Swine flu: The basics
    Swine flu facts WHAT IS IT? Swine flu is a general term for flu viruses adapted to pigs. Swine flu can infect humans, most often from a pig to someone handling pigs. It can pass from human to human via coughing, sneezing or touching infected people...
  • Do face masks help prevent swine flu infection?

    Do face masks help prevent swine flu infection?
    Don't count on those disposable masks to completely protect you against the swine flu percolating around the globe. Many people in Mexico City, as well as travelers to and from Los Angeles, have been seen wearing mouth and nose protection of one type...
  • Flu spread raises alarm

    Flu spread raises alarm
    Officials advised Monday against most travel to Mexico, the center of an outbreak of swine flu suspected of killing almost 150 people there and sickening at least 50 through its spread to the United States. The acting director of the Centers for...
  • 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...
  • Swine flu

    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....