Early results from a trial testing a 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in children look promising, according to the trial sponsor, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part
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Because many people who become ill with influenza will be cared for at home, the North Dakota Department of Health is providing guidance to people who will be caring for ill friends or family membe
As the availability of H1N1 vaccine draws closer, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department seeks to provide accurate information about the benefits and risks of vaccination so that individua
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (INAC), and Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Shawn
Schools as well as the flu season have officially started, so this is a great time to follow some simple health tips that will help provide protection from not only H1N1 (swine flu), but seasonal i
The H1N1 flu outbreak, Los Angeles wildfires, hurricane season and other recent events serve as important reminders of the need to be prepared for any possible public health emergencies.
H1N1 swine flu vaccine will not be available until next month. In the meantime, swine flu, combined with an early start on seasonal flu, have many wondering how to check swine flu symptoms.
The Department can confirm that an infant who died in a hospital in Northern Ireland, had tested positive for swine flu.
WA Health has confirmed the first Australian case of human swine flu which is resistant to the main antiviral drug Tamiflu.
State Health Commissioner Judy Monroe, M.D. is urging Hoosiers to get the seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine now and to plan to get the 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine when it is offered in Indiana.
Twitter and other social networking sites could be used to track flu epidemics and disease 'hot spots', providing public health experts vital 'early warning' information to combat illness, audience
James Phillips, M.D., Branch Chief, Infectious Disease today reported four additional deaths among Arkansans from complications related to 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus (Swine Flu).
Connecticut residents most at risk for the H1N1 (swine) flu virus will be among the first to receive the vaccine once it become available under the state’s distribution plan for the H1N1 vaccine, G