THE London Olympics laboratory where drug tests of athletes will be carried out was opened today.. The parents of a boy of six told yesterday how he was struck down with narcolepsy after a swine flu vaccination.
|Swine flu hits SW|
An outbreak of swine flu has hit the South West with the majority of flu cases reported this year attributed to the strain.
|Flu hits Dayton area early|
Reports of flu-like sickness and related hospitalizations have begun to emerge in the Dayton area weeks before the typical start of the flu season in October.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has found rare H3N1 influenza viruses in swine in two states in recent months, and two of the isolates carry genes from human seasonal flu viruses.
|Swine flu claims one more life in Rajasthan; toll 26 this year|
Swine flu claimed one more life here, taking the toll of the disease in the state this year to 26. Sitadevi (60), who hailed from Uttarakhand, passed away at a hospital here yesterday, an official said today quoting a state medical report.
|Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines|
Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. CVS doled out more than 5 million, or double its total from a few years ago. And Wal-Mart, ...
|China poultry farm hit in new outbreak of H5N6 bird flu|
Nearly 18,000 geese died on a poultry farm in northeast China after being stricken by the H5N6 bird flu virus last month, the agriculture ministry said. As many as 20,550 geese on the farm in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, showed symptoms of avian flu and 17,790 birds died, the ministry said on its website on Monday. The ministry sealed off and sterilized the infected area ...
|Region hit by swine flu|
The WA Country Health Service has confirmed the Pilbara has been plagued again by swine flu this year.
|Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into flu shots, other vaccines|
Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles.
|Flu epidemic: South Australian public hospitals struggling to cope as cases double|
The number of flu cases reported in South Australia this year has more than doubled, putting pressure on the state's public hospitals.