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  1. H1N1 Risky for Pregnant, Postpartum Women

    Dec. 28, 2009 -- H1N1 influenza poses a special risk to pregnant women and new mothers, but life-threatening treatment delays are common in this group, a new study confirms. Researchers from the CDC and the California Department of Public Health examined all H1N1-related hospitalizations among Calif

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  2. 60 Million in U.S. Vaccinated Against Swine Flu

    Dec. 22, 2009 -- At least 60 million people in the U.S. have rolled up their sleeves or taken the nasal spray version of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine, according a briefing at the CDC today. Twice as many doses have gone to children than adults, but only about 2 million children had received the second

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  3. Single H1N1 Swine Flu Shot for Kids?

    Dec. 21, 2009 - Can kids get by with just one dose of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine? Yes, an Australian study suggests. No, says the CDC -- they'll still need two doses. Australian researchers report that a 15-microgram dose of H1N1 vaccine -- double the dose approved for U.S. kids under age 3 but the

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  4. H1N1 Swine Flu Shots for Kids Recalled

    Dec. 15, 2009 -- The CDC today issued a voluntary recall of hundreds of thousands of doses of pediatric H1N1 swine flu shots for "non-safety" reasons. The CDC says in a statement that the vaccines in pre-filled syringes are being recalled because tests indicate the doses in question have lost some o

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  5. Group: America Unprepared for Disaster

    Dec. 15, 2009 - America is unprepared for a wide range of disasters, a public health group warns. The warning repeats six earlier calls to action from the nonprofit, nonpartisan Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which advocate for stronger U.S. public hea

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  6. 10,000 H1N1 Swine Flu Deaths

    Dec. 10, 2009 - H1N1 swine flu killed 10,000 Americans, sent 213,000 to the hospital, and sickened 50 million -- a sixth of the population -- by mid-November, the CDC estimates. The CDC's new estimates reflect a flood of new cases from mid-October to mid-November, as the current wave of the U.S. flu

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  7. Tamiflu's Effectiveness Doubted

    Dec. 9, 2009 -- Widely used antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu and Relenza may not prevent complications such as pneumonia in healthy people, according to a new investigation and analysis. "We're not so sure the drugs are so magic a bullet as we previously thought," researcher Chris Del Mar, MD, dean o

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  8. H1N1 Swine Flu Less Severe Than Feared

    Dec. 7, 2009 – H1N1 swine flu won't be as severe as was feared, but the pandemic is nothing to sneeze at, new predictions suggest. When the fall/winter wave of H1N1 swine flu is over, it will have been no more severe than an average flu season, predict Harvard researcher Marc Lipsitch, DPhil, and co

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  9. CDC: Few Serious Reactions After Swine Flu Vaccine

    Dec. 4, 2009 - Serious reactions after receiving the H1N1 swine flu vaccine are rare and not significantly higher than those seen from the seasonal flu vaccine, according to a briefing at the CDC today.   Director Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, presented preliminary safety data and confidence that the H1N

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  10. Spike in Bacterial Infections With Swine Flu

    Nov. 25, 2009 -- "A worrisome spike" in severe bacterial infections is complicating H1N1 swine flu cases, the CDC warned today. Denver and nine other cities where CDC conducts intensive surveillance are seeing a tripling of cases of severe, life-threatening bacterial infections -- including pneumoni

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