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Swine Flu

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Orange County confirms its first flu death of 2013-14 season

    Orange County confirms its first flu death of 2013-14 season
    Health officials Thursday confirmed Orange County's first reported flu-related death this season. A 28-year-old San Juan Capistrano woman, who had an underlying medical condition, died last week of H1N1 -- the same strain of the flu that triggered the...
  • Flu cases on the rise in Maryland

    Flu cases on the rise in Maryland
    After a slow start to flu season in Maryland, physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they are starting to see a jump in cases around the state. Trish M. Perl, a professor of medicine and pathology at Johns Hopkins Medicine,...
  • Coachella Valley man who died tested positive for swine flu

    A 30-year-old Coachella Valley man who died at a hospital this week tested positive for the H1N1 virus, according to the Riverside County Health Department. The case marks the first influenza-related death of the flu season in Riverside County, health...
  • Flu activity rises across state and L.A. County, health officials say

    Flu activity rises across state and L.A. County, health officials say
    Following an uptick in flu activity across the state, California Department of Public Health officials said Friday that influenza activity here was “widespread,” and urged Californians to obtain a flu immunization if they hadn’t done...
  • Health officials warn flu is striking early this season

    Health officials warn flu is striking early this season
    It may be no surprise to snifflers stuck in doctor's office waiting rooms: The 2013-2014 influenza season appears to be picking up steam earlier than most flu seasons. On Friday, state and Los Angeles County health officials reported "sharp increases"...
  • Mall owner removes cellphone -recycling kiosks from Towson Town Center

    The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts, including a rash of...
  • Federal cases for Fresno County inmates suspended amid flu outbreak

    Federal criminal proceedings have been suspended in Fresno because of an outbreak of the flu at the county jail, where hundreds of inmates have been quarantined. U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill issued the order Tuesday afternoon "in order to...
  • Influenza deaths rise to 45 as officials stress need for flu shots

    Influenza deaths rise to 45 as officials stress need for flu shots
    California has now confirmed 45 deaths from influenza this season, health officials have reported — an increase of 38 since the end of last week and further indication that this year's flu may be especially severe. "The great majority" of the...