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4 years 9 months ago

Swine flu shots, while you wait

Grabbing a bite to eat, or picking up a magazine aren't the only options for passengers waiting for a flight at a Washington-area airport. Now, travelers can get a swine flu shot while they wait. State and local health officials are giving free H1N1 vaccinations at Dulles International Airport...

4 years 9 months ago

Swine flu remains sporadic in Colorado

Swine flu activity in Colorado remains sporadic, according to the most recent data gathered by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. For the week ending Jan. 30, the CDC reports that H1N1 swine flu has dwindled dramatically across the country--with Idaho, Montana and Nebraska reporting...

4 years 10 months ago

Swine flu still sporadic in Colorado

In statistics released Friday, H1N1 swine flu remains sporadic in Colorado. But illnesses have increased around us--there are localized outbreaks in Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma. Things are even worse in Nevada--it's one of seven states reporting regional outbreak. The good news is that no states have widespread...

4 years 11 months ago

Swine flu tougher on diabetics, asthmatics

Swine flu is tougher on patients who also suffer from diabetes and asthma, according to the state health department. Ned Calonge, chief medical officer at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, said, "Colorado is a state with high asthma and diabetes rates, especially among the Latino and...

4 years 11 months ago

Canada to lend Mexico 5 million swine flu doses

Canada is lending Mexico 5 million doses of the swine flu vaccine. Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq said in a statement Wednesday that Mexico requested the doses to help bridge that country's immediate pandemic vaccine requirements. The Public Health Agency of Canada says Mexico placed orders with several...

4 years 11 months ago

CDC cautions vigilence in H1N1 battle

The nation continues to see dwindling numebrs in the H1N1 swine flu outbreak, but the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to continue good sanitary behavior and get immunized. Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC said, "We don't know what's going to happen over the...

4 years 11 months ago

WHO chief: Swine flu pandemic continues

Don't count the swine flu out. The head of the World Health Organization says the worst of the swine flu outbreak is over in the United States. Dr. Margaret Chan also says Canada, Britain and some other northern hemisphere countries have seen the worst. But Chan says many more people...

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