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1 year 3 months ago

H1N1 kills several in Venezuela

News reports and local authorities in Venezuela have reported that an outbreak of the H1N1 flu has killed 17 people and infected another 250. H1N1, often called Swine Flu, was a flu strain that swept around the world in 2009 and 2010 in a pandemic. The federal government...

4 years 1 month ago

Worldwide swine flu death toll: 18,449

The World Health Organization declared Tuesday that the swine flu pandemic over. The global body's pandemic alert shifted to the "post-peak" or "post-pandemic" stages. WHO last week confirmed 18,449 deaths from swine flu worldwide since the outbreak began in April 2009. The number of lab-confirmed deaths globally has...

4 years 3 months ago

Swine flu activity in Colorado: 0 cases

After a year of struggling to contain then eradicate H1N1 swine flu in Colorado, health officials report that in mid-May, all influenza has finally been stamped out. The week ending May 22, the most recent week for which data is available, is the first time Colorado has reported no activity....

4 years 5 months ago

New England tops in swine flu vaccinations

Health officials say New England leads the nation in swine flu vaccinations. The South has the lowest rates. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its first state-by-state report on turnout for the swine flu vaccine on Thursday. Tiny Rhode Island has the highest vaccination rate of...

4 years 6 months ago

Free H1N1 clinics planned

The El Paso County Health Department will sponsor a free H1N1 flu vaccine clinic next month specifically for senior citizens, though anyone older than six months can get the vaccine. "It's important for seniors and for all members of our community to remember that H1N1 flu still is circulating...

4 years 7 months ago

Flu vaccine available for children

The Pueblo City-County Health Department has H1N1 vaccine available for children who cannot get the vaccine at a pharmacy or health provider. Children 6 months to 4 years old that are covered in this group. Children nine years old and younger that received a first dose of H1N1 flu...

4 years 8 months ago

H1N1 vaccines available at store pharmacies

The Colorado State Health department is urging people to get a H1N1 vaccination if you haven't already done so. It's part of the health department's "Enough Excuses" flu vaccination campaign which kicked off Sunday. This is National Influenza Vaccination week. Hundreds showed up for a free shot or nasal spray...

4 years 8 months ago

Kayla comes home

These days, Kayla Kammrad looks happy and healthy, her oxygen tubing the only hint of the medical battle she's fought and won. The Cañon City mom had been hospitalized since mid October with a severe case of H1N1 flu. Her pulmonologist, Dr. Russell Lee, said Kayla's was the...

4 years 8 months ago

Time for 2nd dose of H1N1 nasal spray

hildren nine years old and younger that received a first dose of H1N1 flu vaccine and need their second dose are encouraged to call the Health Department to schedule an appointment in the clinic for Tuesday, December 29 or Wednesday December 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Health Department...

4 years 8 months ago

Flu fakers beware

Schools and employers have been encouraging people to stay home if they're sick with the swine flu. But some people have been taking advantage of those cautionary policies by playing hooky. On a recent day, several Southern Methodist University students were out on the golf course when they should...

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