All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘H1N1’

Swine Flu Epidemic Hits Australia

In 2009, the World Health Organization classified the H1N1 strain of influenza, more commonly referred to as swine flu, as a Phase 6 pandemic, the highest rating possible for such a virus. Thankfully, the pandemic only lasted slightly longer than one year, with the WHO declaring the pandemic over in August 2010. If Australia has any impact on WHO classifications, …

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Flu Running Rampant; Blamed For Multiple Deaths

The flu virus is causing widespread panic again this year, with the largest outbreak since the H1N1 “swine flu” pandemic that swept through the U.S. in 2009. Several deaths have already been reported nationwide this season, with 4 dead in Michigan and 5 fatalities already reported in California since October 1. The H1N1 strain has been one of the most …

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Flu Widespread – And Expanding Like Wildfire

The H1N1 flu started with just two states that were seeing widespread symptoms. Texas is one, and apparently the source of where this flu seems to have begun its wrath. Last week – the flu epidemic had spread to 10 states of severe illness and hospitalization. As of today January 3rd, there are 25 states that have reported epidemic proportions …

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Swine Flu (H1N1) An Epidemic In The U.S?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) claim that the swine flu, known as H1N1 is spreading widely throughout the U.S. and has now extended into 10 states. This is the same flu that in 2009 was seen as a worldwide pandemic, which caused 12,000 American deaths. Apparently that flu, during peak flu season, has surfaced with a vengeance in parts …

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AMA Launches Website Focused On Flu Symptoms

There are a number of online resources available about the flu and the H1N1 virus and the list keeps growing with the American Medical Association launching

The website asks users a series of questions to determine how serious their flu symptoms are based on the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Users have the option to share their information with their doctor, as well as family members.

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Government Adds New Features To Flu Website

Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has introduced new features to the government’s flu website in an effort to better educate the public.

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