Flu Pandemic - Top News Stories

Medical Rationing A Must For Severe Pandemic

The closer an influenza patient is to death during a severe pandemic where medical resources would be scarce, the more likely they’ll be excluded from admission to an intensive care unit. That’s the recommendation from a task force studying ethical dilemmas during pandemics. Months before the world was introduced to the swine flu, the S.C.... [Read more of this review]

Swine Flu Vaccine Trial Seeks Volunteers

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine are looking for healthy adults to test a new swine flu vaccine mixed with an ingredient that could boost people’s immune response. Adding such a chemical adjuvant to the vaccine could help stretch limited supplies by making a single dose more potent, researchers believe. That’s important... [Read more of this review]

Europe Braces for Swine Flu’s Potential

As children across Europe go back to class and staff return from vacation, governments are keeping a watchful eye on the H1N1 virus and are preparing for possible vaccinations, home schooling and the prospect of widespread absenteeism. For now, governments have resisted closing schools preemptively, judging that the virus has not yet reached the scale... [Read more of this review]

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Green Bay School Districts Prep For Swine Flu

Students heading back to class Tuesday will be greeted with a continued emphasis... 

U.S. Flu Epidemic Rises

The USA’s flu epidemic continued to grow last week, with cases mounting in... 

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Toronto – Bird Flu Fears Puts Couple In Isolation

Fears a couple that just returned from Bangladesh could have avian flu are inaccurate,... 

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