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H1N1 Flu Outbreak In Canada Kills Five People

By | Sat, 01/04/2014 - 17:07

Canadian health officials have announced that five people have already died from a H1N1 flu outbreak in Alberta, Canada.

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First Wave Of Flu Season Causes Widespread Infection Rates

By | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 17:03

The first wave of flu season leaves the pediatric death toll at four, as H1N1 remains a common strain in widespread infection in 10 states.

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Swine Flu Returns, Kills Houston Teen

By | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 12:42

Five people have died in Texas from swine flu this year, and health officials urge populations to get the flu vaccine.

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Global Death Toll From 2009 Influenza Pandemic As High As 203,000

By | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 18:03

Over 60 researchers from 26 countries established that the death toll of the 2009 influenza outbreak could be as high as 203,000, with global regions being affected in widely differing degrees.

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Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza) In Venezuela Has Killed 17, Infected 250

By | Mon, 05/27/2013 - 19:00

The Venezuelan government has not yet confirmed the local announcement that a swine flu outbreak has occurred in the border states near Columbia.

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Swine Flu Virus Found in California Seals Showing No Sign of Illness

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 17:19

The surprising discovery of the H1N1 swine flu virus in elephant seals off the California coast leads scientists to believe the disease may spread between mammal species.

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H1N1 Flu Vaccine May Have Caused Kids' Narcolepsy: Report

By | Wed, 01/23/2013 - 09:19

Since the 2009-2010 swine flu pandemic, about 800 children have developed narcolepsy.

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H1N1 Swine Flu Virus Kills Two Women in Chinese Capital

By | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 09:45

Two women have died from the H1N1 flu strain in Beijing in the past 10 days, the Chinese state media reported.

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New Swine Flu Variant Detected in Canada

By | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 13:54

A new variant of the swine flu virus that caused a 2009 pandemic has been detected in Canada.

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Swine Flu Is Two Mutations Away From Deadly Pandemic

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 15:23

A new study conducted by researchers from Korea and Tennessee has found a strain of the swine flu that, in only two mutations and ten days, kills ferrets.