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Swine Flu

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  • 'We Bought a Zoo' gets parody Twitter account

     
    A new Twitter account that went online Wednesday looks remarkably like a real one for the upcoming Matt Damon-Scarlett Johansson family drama "We Bought a Zoo."...
  • With memories of the 2009 pandemic, Mexico braces for flu season

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- Mexican authorities report a fresh outbreak of the swine flu that killed hundreds and virtually paralyzed this sprawling capital in 2009. But the number of cases fits the "normal" flu-season pattern and should not cause...
  • Allentown Fair to have music, midway, monkeys and more to mooooove you

     
    When the Allentown Fair opens Aug. 28, it will be like the song in the movie “All That Jazz.” Everything old is new again. Allentown Fair's made-over mascott, Moodonna One of the fair’s biggest attractions will be The Civil War......
  • "The Doctors" flu episode to feature LVHN

     
    An episode of CBS's “The Doctors,” focusing on the flu outbreak will feature Lehigh Valley Health Network physicians, staff and patients when it airs at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Dr. Jim Sears, co-host of the Emmy award-winning show, visited Lehigh...
  • The Mask Fits For Essex Company Amid Swine Flu Fears

    The Mask Fits For Essex Company Amid Swine Flu Fears
    As Sandy Seidman tells it, the first disposable face mask was created by the night janitor at a brassiere factory in Brooklyn. "It was dusty, he had to sweep up, so he took one of the cups and looped it over his ears with a rubber band," said Seidman,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Are these really flu stoppers?

    Are these really flu stoppers?
    If you're looking for extra protection against swine flu, remember that not all health products live up to their ad copy. The Healthy Skeptic investigated four products that supposedly ward off the flu. The short story: We haven't really come all that far...
  • Autism doctor: Troubling record trails doctor treating autism

    Autism doctor: Troubling record trails doctor treating autism
    Dr. Mayer Eisenstein comes across as a grandfatherly physician, a pat-on-the-knee practitioner who delivers babies at home and who's more likely to recommend chicken soup than an antibiotic. Warning families that pediatricians and pharmaceutical...