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By dhanu
Banderilla : Mexico | over 5 years ago  
Everyone is talking about Swine Flu. What is Swine Flu? Swine flu is a respiratory disease, caused by influenza type A which infects pigs. There are many types, and the infection is...
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      Bhutan Observer | 5 years ago
    In a meeting with the Agriculture Ministry and WHO representatives yesterday, the ministry decided to increase its weekly vigilance and monitoring in all the hospitals. Public health laboratories around the country will expand their laboratory-based...
  • It's swine flu ... the virus on everyone's mind

      News Press | 5 years ago
    Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Swine flu viruses have been reported...
  • What is swine flu?

      Ledger-Enquirer | 5 years ago
    The H1N1 virus now being called “swine flu” is a bug that contains bird, pig and human genes. It’s a new strain of the flu, so people have no immunity to it...Despite the slang, the H1N1 virus is not passed through eating pork. Instead, swine flu is...
  • WRMC tests for swine flu

      Idaho Mountain Express and Guide | 5 years ago
    As of Thursday morning, there had been no reports of the swine flu in Idaho. But as the virus continues to spread through the country, state and local health officials remain on watch with contingency plans and continual testing. "We are doing active...
  • UPDATE: More probable cases of swine flu in SLO County

      The Tribune | 5 years ago
    San Luis Obispo County's Public Health Department said the agency identified the first probable local case of swine flu Thursday afternoon. The department cautioned that it hasn't received confirmation that the patient sample has tested positive for...
  • Vail hospital ready for flu

      Vail Daily News | 5 years ago
    The Vail Valley Medical Center in Vail, Colorado says it has activated it “Emerging Infectious Disease” plans in case a flu outbreak spreads to Eagle County. We are also working with local and state organizations to educate and inform people on how...
  • Officials: 1st confirmed swine flu case in Ga.

      The Macon Telegraph | over 5 years ago
    Health officials have confirmed the first case of swine flu in Georgia. The head of Georgia's Division of Public Health said Thursday a 30-year-old woman from Kentucky who had traveled to LaGrange in west Georgia had fallen ill. She had been in...
  • Local health officials wait for word from feds on two swine flu cases

      The Columbus Dispatch | over 5 years ago
    Swine-flu cases How possible cases of the new strain of swine flu are classified: • Suspected : A patient has respiratory problems and one of the following factors: close contact with someone confirmed to have swine flu; travel to a community where...
  • Swine-flu cases

      The Columbus Dispatch | over 5 years ago
    The person also has traveled to an infected area, such as Mexico. • Confirmed : A laboratory test done by the Centers for Disease Control shows that a person has swine flu, a respiratory illness that typically includes a fever, cough, runny nose...
  • Reuters, UK: Factbox: How the virus spreads

      Uinta County News | over 5 years ago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about how swine flu spreads in humans: * Swine flu viruses typically cause illness in pigs, not humans. Most cases occur when people come into contact with infected pigs or contaminated objects moving...
  • The Herald, South Africa: Simple actions, urgent attention can prevent ...

      Androscoggin News | over 5 years ago
    People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Swine flu viruses have been reported as spreading from person to person, but in the past this transmission was limited. Swine flu is not to be confused with swine fever,...
  • Greencastle Banner-Graphic, Indiana: PCH addresses swine flu outbreak

      Androscoggin News | over 5 years ago
    Respond to editor Post comment PCH addresses swine flu outbreak Thursday, April 30, 2009 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) explains the swine influenza is a respiratory disease found in pigs that has recently spread to humans. The swine flu was...
  • The scare: Swine flu

      Bureau County Republican | over 5 years ago
    Local health officials are carefully following the news about the swine flu outbreak in Mexico and the United States. On Wednesday, Diana Rawlings, administrator of the Bureau/Putnam County Health Department, issued a statement addressing the swine...
  • About.com: The Swine Flu and Heart Disease

      Androscoggin News | over 5 years ago
    Wednesday April 29, 2009 Should people with heart disease be particularly concerned about the swine flu?...Influenza is indeed a greater concern for people with heart disease than it it for the general public. Here's what you need to know , and what...
  • Breaking - Dubuque County Public Health issues guidance on swine flu

      Dubuque Telgraph Herald | over 5 years ago
    Dubuque County public health, health care, and community preparedness personnel gathered today to discuss the local response for H1N1 Influenza if it should occur in the community. Communications continue to be distributed as guidance is received...
  • FIRST CONFIRMED U.S SWINE FLU DEATH

      Turks. US | over 5 years ago
    Central Daylight Time Texas officials said that a twenty three month-old Mexican child who came to the United States with his family has died in Texas of the swine flu. The number of confirmed swine flu cases has increased to 91 in the United States,...
  • Arizona confirms 1st swine flu case

      East Valley Tribune | over 5 years ago
    One swine flu case has been confirmed in Arizona, and one child has died of the disease in Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Arizona sent four suspected cases of the virus earlier this week to CDC labs for further testing.
  • No cases of swine flu reported in Georgia.

      The Tifton Gazette | over 5 years ago
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 64 cases of swine flu have been confirmed in the United States as of today. The confirmed cases are in California (10), Kansas (2), New York City (45), Ohio (1) and Texas (6) with no...
  • Basic Facts About Swine Flu Outbreak

      Voice of America | over 5 years ago
    Leaders and health officials around the world are urging people to take several precautions to help slow the spread of the sometimes deadly swine flu virus...Symptoms are generally similar to seasonal flu, including fever, lethargy, lack of appetite...
  • NBC 13 Rockford (WREX): When should I call my doctor?

      Uinta County News | over 5 years ago
    Content provided by   Swine influenza A (H1N1) is a viral infection. It can cause flu-like symptoms: fever, body aches, coughing, sore throat and tiredness. If you get sick, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises that you stay home from work...
  • NBC 13 Rockford (WREX): What can I do to prevent it?

      Androscoggin News | over 5 years ago
    Content provided by   The news about swine flu seems to change minute by minute. But, there are common sense, practical steps you can take to avoid getting sick with swine flu or other illnesses...Here are some important preventive measures you can...
  • Did swine-flu outbreak begin with 5-year-old?

      Seattle Times | over 5 years ago
    FLU produce similar symptoms, but King County health officials do not recommend people with mild symptoms seek medical care just because they've recently been to Mexico or another area where swine flu has been reported...Call your doctor if you have:...
  • Be alert against swine flu

      China News | over 5 years ago
    Mexican Health Minister said Monday that swine flu has killed 149 people and up to 1,995 people had been hospitalized across the country. The government has ordered all schools to close till May 6th. Meanwhile, World Health Organization announced...
  • Roaring Fork Valley schools keep a close watch for swine flu cases

      The Glenwood Post Independent | over 5 years ago
    Roaring Fork School District Re-1 officials are on heightened alert for any students or staff exhibiting symptoms of possible swine flu. “We're receiving regular information updates from the (Colorado) public health department on what symptoms to...
  • Health Ministry issues swine flu guidelines

      Qatar English Daily | over 5 years ago
    The Ministry of Health has advised the public to postpone non-essential trips to the US, Mexico, Canada, UK and other countries that have reported confirmed cases of swine flu. The Ministry has also advised people returning from these countries to...
  • Swine flu symptoms

      The Mercury News | over 5 years ago
    To avoid confusion with other respiratory illnesses, Santa Clara County's public health department released these specific conditions to be considered for swine flu testing. Symptoms must include a fever above 100°F or 37.8°C and one or more signs...
  • Same precautions for swine flu as regular flu, doctors say

      Daily Citizen | over 5 years ago
    Although there have been no reports of swine flu in Georgia, local health officials are advising residents to take the same precautions they do during flu season. That means a lot of hand washing, covering your nose and mouth when sneezing or...
  • Iowa creates swine flu hotline

      Dubuque Telgraph Herald | over 5 years ago
    No cases of swine flu have been reported in Iowa but state health officials have set up a toll-free hot line to answer questions about the illness. Officials with the Iowa Department of Public Health say the number was up and running on Tuesday. The...
  • 4 new Idaho patients get tested for swine flu, so far no cases have been ...

      The Idaho Statesman | over 5 years ago
    On Tuesday, throat swabs from four more Idahoans were en route to Boise for testing to help determine if they have swine flu. That brings the total number of cases investigated or under investigation to nine...The human swine flu outbreak continues...
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      Siskiyou Daily News | over 5 years ago
    S.  The situation is still evolving and changing frequently, the release said. Confirmed cases throughout the U.S. have been mild, and there have been no deaths reported in the U.S.  At this time there is no indication of an increase in flu-like...
  • Preventive measures taken to stave...

      dailymail | over 5 years ago
    Authorities have started taking preventive measures to deflect the threat of Swine flu. Airport authorities have been directed to conduct screening of passengers. The Executive Director of National Institutes of Health(NIH) Dr Birjees Mazhar Kazi...
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      Pacific Daily News | over 5 years ago
    Swine flu is a respiratory infection that is common in pigs and sometimes spreads to humans. An uncommon number of cases has been reported in the U.S. mainland in March and April. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site,...
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      Dubuque Telgraph Herald | over 5 years ago
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      Clinton Herald | over 5 years ago
    In light of recent fears surrounding the outbreak of swine influenza, the Genesis Visiting Nurses Association has listed ways for local residents to prevent the spread. According to Michele Cullen, Community Health Manager for Clinton County, the...
  • City to get swine flu briefing

      Cincinnati Enquirer | over 5 years ago
    Some also have reported runny nose, sore throat, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Public health officials have declared a state of emergency because of the outbreak, which has sickened 40 people in the U.S. A boy in Northeast Ohio is also ill with the...
  • New Zealand announces 11 swine flu cases

      Zaman.com | over 5 years ago
    Tony Ryall told reporters in the capital of Wellington that "New Zealand's status is we have 11 confirmed cases" of swine flu and 43 suspected cases. Those infected were members of a group of students and teachers from a single school that reported...
  • This really has nothing to do with pigs any more

      The Globe and Mail | over 5 years ago
    Swine influenza is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses. Outbreaks of influenza are common in mammals and birds but usually remain contained within their host species...It is being called swine flu because it is structured...
  • Swine flu: Symptoms and precautions

      The Guardian | over 5 years ago
    What is swine flu? Swine flu normally infects pigs. The virus has "crossed over" to humans before, but previous outbreaks have been small and short-lived. The latest strain is a mixture of pig, avian and human virus.
  • Maryland preps for swine flu

      Frederick News-Post | over 5 years ago
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed 20 more cases of swine flu in New York City on Monday, bringing the U.S. total to 40. Though no cases of swine flu have been reported in Maryland, the state Department of Health and Mental...
  • Flu jabs won't fend off swine flu (NZPA)

      Xtra News | over 5 years ago
    The vaccine being injected into New Zealanders to protect them against this winter's seasonal influenza won't fend off the swine flu virus -- but it may lessen its effects...It offers protection against an A Brisbane/10/2007(H3N2)-like strain, an A...
  • Sunday Business Post, Ireland: New Zealand battles flu outbreak

      Androscoggin News | over 5 years ago
    The new cases involve people who returned to New Zealand in the past two weeks and are exhibiting flu-like symptoms, officials told reporters. Health Minister Tony Ryall told reporters in Wellington today: “There are 10 probable cases ... plus an...
  • China's Health Ministry on alert for swine flu

      China News | over 5 years ago
    China's Ministry of Health (MOH) is developing a diagnostic reagent for use in testing for swine flu, which has killed more than 100 people in Mexico, an MOH spokesman said Monday. Research on a possible vaccine and medication to combat the deadly...
  • Swine Flu FAQ

      The Star | over 5 years ago
    It is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. It regularly causes high flu outbreaks in pigs but with low death rates. There are four main sub-types of the virus, but the most recent isolated influenza viruses...
  • Local nurses on alert for swine flu

      The Journal Review | over 5 years ago
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site, human cases of swine influenza A (H1N1) virus infection have been identified in the United States as well as internationally. An investigation and response effort surrounding the...
  • Swine flu: Hospital hygiene critical

      United Press International | over 5 years ago
    Rigorous infection control in hospitals may be key to limiting deaths from swine flu in the United States, a non-profit group official says. "If hospitals have effective infection controls in place, the disease can be prevented from spreading to...
  • NZ monitors 56 swine flu suspects

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | over 5 years ago
    They are people who may or may not have influenza A," Health Minister Tony Ryall told a news conference. So far 10 people, nine students and a teacher from an Auckland school just back from Mexico, have been quarantined and treated as likely swine...
  • No Chinese infected

      CCTV | over 5 years ago
    Chinese authorities are stepping up measures to prevent an outbreak of swine flu. The Foreign Affairs Ministry says no cases of swine flu have been reported among Chinese nationals in Mexico so far. The ministry is warning Chinese citizens who plan...
  • Spanish government confirms first case of swine flu

      CCTV | over 5 years ago
    Spain's Health and Social Policy Minister Trinidad Jimenez reported on Monday the first confirmed case of swine flu in the country, which is also the first case of human infection in Europe. The Spanish health ministry identified the patient as a 23-...
  • Business › Suntory to suspend operations of Mexico liquor plant over swine ...

      Japan Today | over 5 years ago
    Suntory Holdings Ltd will suspend operations of its liquor plant in Mexico to prevent the spread of swine flu among its employees, company officials said Monday. The suspension will last from Monday through Sunday, they said. The plant in a suburb of...
  • Sofia Airport Equipped with Thermal Scanners over Swine Flu Fears

      Novinite | over 5 years ago
    Society April 27, 2009, Monday Arriving overseas travellers are seen on a thermographic device screen at a quarantine station at an arrival gate of Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Japan, 27 April 2009. Arriving passengers at...


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