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CDC, IHS Urge American Indian, Alaska Native Parents to Protect Preteens With Recommended Vaccines
Health & Wellness  (tags: meningitis, pertussis, influenza, prevention, protection )

- 2767 days ago -
Campaign urges routine check-ups for 11- and 12-year-olds As children approach their teen years, parents often worry about how to protect them from new risks and potential dangers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering with the
50 Authoritative Public Health Experts Worth Following on Twitter
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, disaster preparedness, flu, HIV, influenza, preventative health, public health )

- 2800 days ago -
The following 50 authoritative public health experts tweet the news as fast as they receive it, often beating mainstream media to the punch.
50 Open Courseware Classes on Diseases & Pandemics
Health & Wellness  (tags: Diseases, Pandemics, AIDS, HIV, Sexual Diseases, Bioterrorism, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Influenza )

- 2895 days ago -
The concern over global pandemics and transmitted infectious diseases is palpable. Additionally, it seems that cures for chronic diseases are slow to develop. Fortunately, open courseware courses can offer some insight into why these problems exist ...
H1N1 Deaths Exceed 6,000 - Animals Affected As Well
Health & Wellness  (tags: lab comfirmed, diseases, influenza, tragedy, deaths, animals, humans, infected )

- 2962 days ago -
More than 199 countries and overseas territories have reported lab-confirmed cases of A(H1N1) influenza as of November 1, resulting in more than 6000 deaths, according to figures released Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO). "As many
Vaccination Controversy: Drugs You Don't Need And the Best Natural Alternatives | Toronto Canada Alternative Health Natural Med
Health & Wellness  (tags: influenza, H1N1, swine flu, natural medicine, right of refusal )

- 2982 days ago -
Media hype surrounding the impending swine influenza pandemic of 2009 has frightened many Canadians into desperately seeking flu vaccines and other potentially harmful prescriptions for protection from this perceived threat.
MedImmune Ramps Up H1N1 Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: influenza, risks, swine flu, shot, high risk )

- 3060 days ago -
The Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to pay $151 million for 12.8 million doses of H1N1 vaccine from MedImmune. Machielse said the company expects the federal government to buy all of its doses eventually
Political Lies and Media Disinformation Regarding the Swine Flu Pandemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: Influenza, flu, viroses, contagious respiratory illness, WHO, warning, disease, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, research, risks, society, science )

- 3151 days ago -
What is the flu? Influenza (the flu) is a serious contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. Millions of people in the United States get the flu each year. Most people are sick for about a week. Some people (especially young children, pre
Sanofi Aventis Invests 100 Million Euros In New Facility In Mexico To Produce Seasonaland Pandemic Influenza Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, research, health, disease, treatment, vaccine, influenza )

- 3153 days ago -
Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced the signing of an agreement with the Mexican authorities to build a 100 million euro facility to manufacture influenza vaccine in Mexico. The announcement was made by Felipe Calderon
Quarantine Decision Will Be Left to the Locals
Health & Wellness  (tags: influenza, health, protection, quarintine, illness, medicine, treatment, disease )

- 3154 days ago -
Quarantine may seem the stuff of mediocre melodramas, but if the swine flu explodes into an epidemic, involuntary isolation could become a reality for more than a few unlucky Americans. So far the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has
Mexico Flu   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: influenza, flu, Mexico, alert, death, disease, pigs, health, humans, illness, news, protection, risks, society, warning )

- 3157 days ago -
Schools and public places closed in Mexico City in response to lethal flu virus.. Follow us on twitter at
Swine Flu Spreading as Fears Grow of Pandemic   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, influenza, health, humans, illness, news, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning )

- 3157 days ago -
USA, Mexico, New Zealand. Affects pigs and birds too. Swine flu is spreading as fears grow of pandemic.. Follow us on twitter at
Mexico: Atypical Influenza Kills 10 in One Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, influenza, schools closed, Mexico City, children, health, humans, illness, medicine, news, protection, safety, warning )

- 3159 days ago -
Yesterday, only in the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) ten people died from SARS presumably caused by seasonal influenza virus, and six deaths were recorded in the Federal District. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health reported
Cause Of Flu Epidemics Uncovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: flu, influenza, virus, health, humans, illness, research )

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- 3571 days ago -
The exchange of genetic material between two closely related strains of the influenza A virus may have caused the 1947 and 1951 human flu epidemics, according to biologists. The findings could help explain why some strains cause major pandemics and others
Flu Widespread in 44 States, CDC Reports
Health & Wellness  (tags: flu, influenza, epidemic, virus, vaccine, health, humans, illness, research, risks, study )

- 3592 days ago -
Feb 15, 2008 (CIDRAP News) - The current influenza season is showing signs of becoming a tough one, with flu activity now widespread in 44 states and many of the circulating viruses differing from those in the vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and
Universal Influenza Vaccine Tested Successfully In Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: influenza )

- 3611 days ago -
This vaccine is intended to provide protection against all 'A' strains of the virus that causes human influenza, including pandemic strains. Therefore, this vaccine will not need to be renewed annually.

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