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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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N95 Mask shortage linked to Obama administration, not restocking after H1N1 in 2009

Public health may be headed into crisis, in large part due to the shortage N95 respirator masks and new reports trace the problem back to over ten years, after the H1N1 outbreak. Imagine de Gerd Altmann de la Pixabay From More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Calgary: Two house cats die after contracting H1N1 influenza

At least two cats in Calgary have died from H1N1 influenza, which are believed to be the 1st feline cases of pH1N1-09 in Canada, according to a CBC report Friday.   Public domain image/Jon Sullivan Dr Alistair More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Egypt reports 38 H1N1 influenza deaths

The Egyptian Health Ministry confirmed 38 deaths related to the A/H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, including four physicians, since the beginning of last December, according to a Daily News Egypt report Sunday. Image/CIA In More...

By Robert On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Flu deaths top 200 in California with majority being due to H1N1 influenza

The number of influenza-related fatalities in California has risen by another 56 cases during the past week, bringing the total deaths associated with flu to 202, according to a California Department of Public More...

By Robert On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Houston reports six H1N1 influenza deaths, Texas flu activity is ‘high’

The level of flu-like illness is classified as “high” in Texas, and medical providers are seeing an increase in flu in multiple parts of the state. In fact, the 2009  H1N1 “swine flu” is the most More...

By Robert 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 On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Venezuela H1N1 outbreak kills 17

Swine flu, or H1N1 influenza is alive and well in the South American country of Venezuela as an outbreak of the pandemic strain has infected some 250 individuals, killing 17, according to a Fox News report. Image/CIA “We’re More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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Prominent virologist defends the Chinese Hybrid H5N1-H1N1 research, calls it ‘good science’

There was much written concerning the research published earlier this month in Science, where researchers from China’s Harbin Veterinary Research Institute reported creating an  avian H5N1 (highly pathogenic) and More...

By Robert On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Chinese researchers make hybrid H5N1-H1N1 influenza strain thats easily transmissible, critics call it ‘appalling irresponsibility’

We remember just a year or two ago when researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Erasmus MC in Rotterdam created mutated Avian influenza strains that could spread between ferrets and the subsequent More...

By Robert On Monday, February 18th, 2013
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University of Calgary professor, Margo Husby, loses month long battle with H1N1 influenza

The University of Calgary community have been mourning the death of one of their own as a beloved Communication and Culture and U of C alumni passed away after battling the H1N1 influenza virus for about a month. Fluzone More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 6th, 2010
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H1N1: my online diary

When the “swine flu” outbreak that started in Mexico City last March to April 2009 started looking like it was going to spread to other countries, I was wondering how the international health community and the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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New Study: California has worse quality of life, Iowa best overall, Colorado has best economy

California has the worst quality of life in the United States, according to a new ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. Public domain image/National Atlas of the United States According to the More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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North Korea: Defector confirms Kim Jong-un using ‘Christian actors’ to portray freedom, believers ‘will be mercilessly killed’

In an powerful new investigation highlighting the treatment of Christians in North Korea comes news that the Kim Jong-un regime has videos using actors to appear tolerant of religious expression. A defector claims More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Flu vaccine with four times the antigen reduces hospital visits for nursing home residents: Study

The fact that vaccines typically don’t work as well in older people presents a challenge to influenza vaccine makers, particularly because the illness often results in serious respiratory infections in frail More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
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Louis Farrakhan Quotes

Louis Farrakhan Quotes Donald Trump “is the only member who has stood in front of the Jewish community and said ‘I don’t want your money,’” Farrakhan said during sermon on 2016 Sav­iours’ Day at More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Interview with ‘Nurses who Vaccinate’ founder, Melody Butler

Vaccines, anti-vaxxers and the increases in vaccine preventable diseases are being seen in the news more frequently. The number of sources of misinformation is infinite, so we clearly benefit from the work of the 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 On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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California flu deaths in people under sixty-five rises to 278

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported yesterday that the 2013-2014 influenza season has been particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults and the Golden State certainly backs up that More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Flu hospitalizations and deaths in younger people are up this season: CDC

PRESS RELEASE This influenza season was particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. People age More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Flu shots: 2014-15 influenza season recommendations for the northern hemisphere released

The World Health Organization (WHO)  Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), a global public health laboratory network coordinated by WHO, today released the recommended composition of influenza More...


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