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    1. Colleges See Rise in H1N1 Swine Flu

      Feb. 24, 2010 -- College campuses are seeing the first uptick in new H1N1 swine flu cases since November. New H1N1 swine flu cases are up 52% since last week -- to 4.1 cases per 10,000 students from 2.7 per 10,000 last week, the American College Health Association (ACHA) reports. Of the AHCA's 178 m

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    2. Has Swine Flu Peaked?

      Feb. 24, 2010 -- Although swine flu infections are decreasing in North America and Western Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s too early to say the current H1N1 pandemic has peaked. That’s because the pandemic picture looks different across the globe, flu experts say. "There has be

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    3. Next Year, Just 1 Flu Shot

      Feb. 18, 2010 - The H1N1 swine flu vaccine should be included in the 2010-2011 seasonal flu vaccine for North America, the World Health Organization today recommended. The FDA's vaccine advisory committee meets Monday and almost certainly will accept the WHO recommendation. The CDC's vaccine advisor

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    4. 1 in 5 Americans Had H1N1 Swine Flu

      Feb. 12, 2010 - About one in five U.S. residents -- 57 million Americans -- have had H1N1 swine flu since the pandemic began in April 2009, the CDC estimates. Some 11,690 Americans have died of H1N1 swine flu. That's the midpoint of the CDC's estimate, which ranges from as few as 8,330 deaths to as

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    5. H1N1 Swine Flu Down, Not Out

      Feb. 5, 2010 - H1N1 swine flu is no longer widespread in any state, but new infections continue and the death rate remains high, the CDC reported today. A Harvard poll shows that about half of Americans believe the H1N1 swine flu outbreak is over, and only a third remain concerned. That may explain

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    6. 55 Million Americans Had H1N1 Swine Flu

      Jan. 15, 2010 -- The CDC estimates that 55 million Americans became sick with H1N1 swine flu between April and mid-December 2009 and roughly 11,000 people died of the disease. These numbers represent a middle range in CDC estimates. The actual number of swine flu cases could be as low as 39 million

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    7. Holiday Uptick in Severe H1N1 Swine Flu

      Jan. 7, 2010 - H1N1 swine flu is still here -- and now is the time for everyone to get their H1N1 vaccinations, the CDC urges. The fall/winter wave of H1N1 swine flu ebbed in December. But there was a disturbing and unusual holiday uptick in flu hospitalizations and deaths. Whether there will be a n

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    8. H1N1 Swine Flu Not So Catchy

      Dec. 30, 2009 -- H1N1 swine flu is less catchy than previous pandemic flu bugs, a household study finds. The study looked at 216 two- to six-person households in which one family member came down with a confirmed case of 2009 H1N1 swine flu. Only 13% of family members caught the flu from the infecte

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    9. 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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    10. 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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