Flu: Page: 2

This is page 2 of the Flu posts on Science, Space & Robots.

H1N1 Swine Flu Update 7-6-09
The latest swine flu update (#58) from the World Health Organization (WHO) has the case total approaching 100,000 confirmed cases. (July 6, 2009)

Experts Find First Swine Flu Case Resitant to Tamiflu
The BBC reports that experts have discovered the first case of swine flu that is resistant to tamiflu, an antiviral drug being used to fight h1n1. (June 29, 2009)

CDC: Fatality Rate for H1N1 Slightly Higher Than Seasonal Flu
The CDC believes that fatality rate for H1N1 swine flu is slightly higher than that of the seasonal flu. It is not yet known if there will be a summer break from the flu virus. (May 19, 2009)

CDC: 50,000 People May Have Swine Flu
WebMD reports that Daniel Jernigan, MD, PhD, deputy director of the CDC's influenza division says that more than 100,000 Americans probably have the flu and of these at least half probably have swine flu. (May 15, 2009)

WHO Update: 3440 Swine Flu Cases in 26 Countries
The World Health Organization says in its latest update that 26 countries have officially reported 3440 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection. (May 9, 2009)

WHO Update: 1124 Swine Flu Cases in 21 Countries
The World Health Organization says in its latest update that 21 countries have officially reported 1124 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection. (May 5, 2009)

WHO Raises Phase of Pandemic Alert to Level 5
The World Health Organization raised the alert for swine flu to level five. (April 29, 2009)

WHO Swine Flu Update for April 28th
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a new swine flu update today. (April 28, 2009)

Swine Flu Emerges Suddenly as Next Possible Pandemic
A serious outbreak of swine flu in Mexico that has killed 103 people could become the next pandemic according to experts at WHO and the CDC. (April 27, 2009)

British Airways Crew Member Hospitalized With Flu-Like Symptoms
There are over 1,000 cases of Swine Flu in Mexico and over sixty people have died. (April 25, 2009)

Swine Flu Update: 1,000+ Sick, 60 Dead in Mexico; 9 U.S. Cases
Yesterday, news broke that the CDC was tracking several cases of swine flu in the U. (April 24, 2009)

Diet and Catch the Flu?
Dieting may not be wise if what MSU researchers found in mice translates to humans as well. (January 5, 2009)

Is it a Cold or a Flu?
CBS News reporter Maggie Rodriguez talked to Dr. (December 13, 2008)

Google Uses Search Results to Estimate Flu Activity
Google has launched a new service called Google Flu Trends that uses search activity to estimate flu activity in your state. (November 11, 2008)

WHO: Indonesia Needs Helping Fighting Bird
Indonesia has been the hardest hit country in the battle against bird flu. (April 5, 2008)

Bird Flu Facts Update
Despite serious efforts to control the deadly H5N1 virus outbreaks continue. (October 2, 2007)

Human-to-Human Transmission of H5N1 Confirmed
Reuters reports that matematical analysis has confirmed that the deadly bird flu virus was spread from human to human in Indonesia in 2006. (August 28, 2007)

WHO Director-General Warns Flu Pandemic Will Certainly Happen
Margarent Chan, the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that there will be a flu pandemic. (April 7, 2007)

Flu Pandemic Could Impact the Internet
DailyKos is reporting that a influenza pandemic could bring down the Internets. (February 14, 2007)

CDC Categorizes Flu Epidemics Like Hurricanes
The CDC is now categorizing flu epidemics as Category 1 through 5 just like hurricanes are categorized. (February 1, 2007)

Promising Vaccine Could Protect People Against All Flu Strains
The Daily Mail has an article about a promising new flu vaccine. (January 8, 2007)

Most Bird Flu Victims Under 40
The WHO has found that the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus kills mostly young people. (July 10, 2006)

Bird Flu: What's the Risk?
By now everyone has heard about H5N1 bird flu, the virus that has been killing birds and some people in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. (May 31, 2006)

Thousands Quarantined in Bucharast Over Bird Flu Fears
Romania has ordered an aggressive quarantine of several communities after bird flu was discovered in Bucharest, the country's capital. (May 24, 2006)

More Human-to-Human Bird Flu Concerns in Indonesia
Bloomberg is reporting that the number of deaths in the Indonesian cluster of bird flud deaths has increased to seven. (May 23, 2006)