Baltimore, December 16 -- As many as 800,000 doses of a swine flu vaccine meant for children were recalled by the manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur, after tests revealed that the vaccine was not as effective as it was thought to be.
Jiddah, November 26 -- The number of pilgrims going on Hajj is likely to remain low this year amidst rainstorms and fears of swine flu.
Los Angeles, CA, November 20 -- Since its outbreak in June this year, the lethal H1N1 influenza continues to take a widespread toll. However, California health officials reported Thursday that the swine flu related hospitalizations and deaths are slowing down.
Atlanta, November 7 -- Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday said that over 38 million doses of vaccine against the pandemic influenza are now available.
Washington, October 28 -- According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, government might have to eventually dispose of unused doses of swine flu vaccine if people are not able to get it soon enough.
New York, October 25 -- As swine flu threatens to grip the nation, President Barack Obama has declared the influenza outbreak a national emergency. The disease is rampant in 46 states and death toll has surpassed 1000.
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New York, October 23 -- While the unrelenting swine flu pandemic has created a scare worldwide, scams trying to make the most out of it are making matters worse for the hoi-polloi.
Washington,October 18--The World Health Organization has warned doctors to take care of any suspected H1N1 infection case with antiviral drugs as quickly as soon as they encounter it.