All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Swine Flu’

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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U.S. In The Thick Of Flu Season

As of Friday, January 10th the flu has spread across the nation with 35 states dealing with widespread influenza as reported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today. Deaths have spread as well, although it isn’t uncommon for people to die from the flu and average deaths have been seen anywhere between 3,000 and 49,000 a year, depending …

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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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