Tag Archives: Epidemics

WHO Declares Phase 6 Swine Flu Pandemic

Thursday, June 11, 2009 The World Health Organization today declared a Phase 6 swine flu pandemic, the first global flu epidemic in 41 years, as infections climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere. In a statement … Continue reading

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CDC: 100,000 in U.S. Likely Infected with H1N1 Swine Flu

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 The new H1N1 swine flu circulating around most of the United States is putting a worrying number of young adults and children into the hospital and hitting schools particularly hard, U.S. health officials said on Monday. … Continue reading

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Swine Flu Spreads to NY’s Riker Island Prison

Sunday, May 17, 2009 The H1N1 swine flu virus continued spreading in New York City, while the disease also reached further into Asia among travelers returning from the United States. The CDC says more than 4,700 confirmed and probable cases … Continue reading

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Tamiflu Developer: Swine Flu May’ve Come from Bio-Experiment Lab

Thursday, May 14, 2009 An Australian researcher claims theH1N1 swine flu which has killed at least 64 people and spread to at least 30 countries, might not be a viral mutation that occurred naturally but a man-made product of genetic … Continue reading

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H1N1 Swine Flu Update

Sunday, May 10, 2009 Here is the latest news on the H1N1 swine flu from the World Health Organization (WHO) as of May 10, 2009. As you can see from the map, cases of H1N1 swine flu are continuing to … Continue reading

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Head of WHO Pushes Back at Critics

Monday, May 4, 2009 The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) pushed back at critics who have accused it of over-reacting to the H1N1 swine flu epidemic warning it may return “with a vengeance” in the months ahead. In … Continue reading

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First Human-to-Pig Swine Flu Transmission Reported in Canada

Sunday, May 3, 2009 Upsetting the epidemiological apple cart comes this story from our neighbors in the Canadian province of Alberta. Pigs on a Canadian farm have been infected with the H1N1 swine flu virus apparently by a farm worker … Continue reading

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