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By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Iowa reports human infection with H1N2v virus

A human infection with a novel influenza A virus was reported by the state of Iowa. The person was infected with an influenza A (H1N2) variant (H1N2v) virus. The patient was not hospitalized, and has fully recovered More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Researchers at five sites receive NIH funding for influenza research

PRESS RELEASE Influenza scientists at five sites in the United States are to receive funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to collaborate with investigators around the globe More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Philippines: South Cotabato declares rabies outbreak

In the aftermath of a human rabies death in Sto. Nino town in South Cotabato, Mindanao, provincial health officials declared a rabies outbreak, according to a Philippines News Agency report today. Image/CDC Dr. More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 4th, 2014
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CDC tweets 10 flu tips as 25 states now report widespread flu activity

Despite a relatively slow start to this 2013-2014 flu season, it has certainly picked up strongly in recent weeks as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting 25 states as having widespread More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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Arkansas reports two cases of swine flu variant H1N1(v)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that two people in Arkansas have been infected with a strain of influenza known as H1N1(v) after contact with pigs. Photo/Agricultural Research More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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Michigan reports first case of human H3N2v swine flu, brings national total to 17

The Michigan Departments of Community Health (MDCH) and their local and state health partners have identified a case of an H3N2 variant (H3N2v) in a child who was a swine exhibitor at the recent Berrien County More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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Illinois confirms first case of H3N2v ‘swine flu’, brings total to 15 cases in three states

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) laboratory has confirmed one case of  H3N2v influenza virus in a Boone County child who had contact with swine while helping an exhibitor at the DuPage County Fair More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 28th, 2013
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Indiana and Ohio report new H3N2v human ‘swine flu’ cases, brings total to 14 for 2013

In a follow up to a July 4 report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says two new human infections with influenza A (H3N2) variant (H3N2v) virus were reported to CDC during week 29 –one More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 8th, 2013
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CDC issues H3N2 health alert as first cases reported in Indiana

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an updated Health Alert Network Health Advisory Friday after the first cases of 2013 were reported from Indiana. The alert supersedes the previous alert More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 4th, 2013
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Indiana health officials advise public to ‘take extra precautions around swine’ as ‘swine flu’ cases rise to a dozen

In a follow-up to a story last Thursday, Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) officials continue to encourage Hoosiers to take steps to protect themselves at county and 4H fairs around the state this summer More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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Outbreaks in the United States 2012: A year in review

This was an active year for outbreaks in the United States, some more common than others. In this review, I will summarize what 2012 brought us in the world of infectious disease outbreaks (this list is by no means More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 9th, 2012
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Minnesota health officials report three human cases of swine flu H1N2v

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stepped up surveillance of the H3N2v variant influenza A virus nationwide, the state of Minnesota is reporting yet another swine flu strain that has More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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Swine flu: How a mild virus turned the world upside down

How come we’re not inundated with news reports days and night about the horrors of the swine flu pandemic anymore? Could it be that the media and government entities have figured out that the citizens don’t More...


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