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Swine Flu

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  • Mexico fights for its image in eyes of travelers

    For six years, Mexico has been fighting a bloody war against drug cartels, and a bloodless virtual war for public opinion of U.S. travelers. Every time a piece of good news comes out about Mexico, it gets drowned out by an avalanche of bad news. At the...
  • Flu season off to a slow start; vaccine still available

    Flu season off to a slow start; vaccine still available
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that flu cases have begun to creep up in February, making it one of the latest starts to the influenza season in almost three decades. There are a few flu strains circulating, including H1N1, but...
  • Maryland State Fair organizers on alert for swine flu

    Maryland State Fair organizers on alert for swine flu
    As the state fair opens in Timonium, pigs that will be judged for prizes will also be under scrutiny from state veterinarians after an outbreak of swine flu nearly threatened to shut down the event. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene...
  • Hearing impaired get boost at Hopkins clinic

    Hearing impaired get boost at Hopkins clinic
    Hearing aids have improved the quality of many people's lives, but most users have learned they are less than ideal in noisy environments. Going to the airport, store or doctor's office can be frustrating, said Dr. Frank R. Lin, a Johns Hopkins...
  • Too soon for the flu?

    Too soon for the flu?
    It's time to get your flu shot. Or is it? The answer to that question depends on whom you ask. The sign in the pharmacy window might suggest flu season is already here, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging everyone at least 6...
  • The virus of 'Contagion': What are moviegoers really scared of?

     
    Is it really a big surprise to discover that while America is enduring its worst economic downturn in 70 years and experiencing a paroxysm of partisan political infighting that the No. 1 movie last weekend was “Contagion,” which depicts a........
  • '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......
  • 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...