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Swine Flu

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  • 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...
  • Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    As the World Health Organization raised its infectious disease alert level Wednesday and health officials confirmed the first death linked to swine flu inside U.S. borders, scientists studying the virus are coming to the consensus that this hybrid...
  • Traveling in Mexico despite drug violence, H1N1 flu

  • Swine Flu Basics: 10 Things You Need to Know This Fall

    Swine Flu Basics: 10 Things You Need to Know This Fall
    ATLANTA (AP) — Since it first emerged in April, the global swine flu epidemic has sickened more than 1 million Americans and killed about 500. It's also spread around the world, infecting tens of thousands and killing nearly 2,000. This summer, the...
  • 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...
  • Smooth start to Broward school year, but challenges lie ahead

    Smooth start to Broward school year, but challenges lie ahead
    Swine flu worries and staffing shortages did nothing to dampen spirits -- or "welcome back" hugs and high-fives -- on Broward County's first day of school. The day kicked off auspiciously at about 5 a.m. with what administrators said was a glitch-free...
  • Protect your baby against swine flu by getting vaccinated, CDC says

    This is one in a series of Q&As about swine flu. You can send us questions at www.sunsentinel.com/swineflu. We cannot reply to all but will answer as many as possible. How do I protect my new baby from swine flu? Newborns have incomplete immune systems,...
  • Swine flu poses work dilemma for working moms

    Swine flu poses work dilemma for working moms
    The swine flu outbreak has all of us in a near panic, stirred up by relentless media coverage of what could happen if things get worse. Fearing a spread of the contagious and potentially deadly illness, more than 100 school systems in 14 states have...
  • The H1N1 flu vaccine is safe

    Q: I've had my seasonal flu shot, but I'm not so sure about getting the swine flu shot. How can we be sure that it is safe? A: The H1N1 flu vaccine should really not be considered a "new" flu vaccine. It's made the same way flu vaccines are made every...
  • 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,...