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The flu strain most likely to make you sick this winter has developed a near-total resistance to one of the most popular drugs prescribed to blunt its symptoms. More than 98 percent of one of the influenza A viruses circulating this winter is now...
The recent outbreak of swine flu has many people wondering how to protect themselves from infection -- especially since there is currently no vaccine available for humans. The acting head of the Centers for Disease Control says the best way to prevent...
Sun StaffThey gathered around a hotel conference table in Howard County, planning for what might be Maryland's worst public health crisis. The public health and safety experts spun a shocking scenario arising from the threat of an avian flu pandemic from Asia:...
Tribune staff reporterShould a deadly bird flu spread quickly around the world, Americans could find themselves at the back of the line for any new vaccine developed to combat it. There are few U.S. vaccine makers. And even those, such as Deerfield-based Baxter...
www.cdc.gov/swineflu www.townandcountrypeds.com In any given flu season health experts warn ... those most at risk are children and the elderly. The swine flu is no different ... with a toddler dead and a probable child infected here in Chicago ......
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U.S. News & World ReportFrequent 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...
Tribune staff reportersIn the face of an uncertain threat that avian flu could cause a new pandemic, political leaders at every level are grappling with the disquieting fact that the United States has almost no ability to stop an outbreak of the disease if it strikes here soon....
Keep up-to-date with the latest health headlines. Every day, you'll find links to the newest articles on medicine, health and wellness -- the information you need to stay informed. **** The American Heart Association is meeting in Chicago. Catch any...
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Staff reporterMarking a shift in policy, Seattle-King County Public Health says it will no longer ask schools to close after probable cases of swine flu are identified. Sunday, King County increased the number of probable cases by 6, bringing their total to 21...
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Staff writerMedical supplies have started arriving in the state by the truckload, in case people need to be treated for swine flu. Washington is receiving supplies like gloves and masks, and the anti-viral medications "Tamiflu" and "Relenza." The stockpile is...
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