Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "swine" (33)  

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The swine flu scare was a 'false pandemic' led by drugs companies that stood to make billions from vaccines. Wolfgang Wodarg, head of health at the Council of Europe, claimed major firms organized a "campaign of panic" to put pressure on the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare a pandemic

Link: www.dailytelegraph.com.au/(…)story-e6frev00-1225818…

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Swine flu is less contagious than the novel viruses that have caused big world outbreaks in the past, new research suggests.If someone in your home has swine flu, your odds of catching it are about 1 in 8...

Link: www.boston.com/(…)swine_flu_may_be_less_contagious_…

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In March, the virus caught the attention of health officials in Mexico when cases of a flu-like illness were reported in the state of Veracruz.  The transmission of the virus was so rapid that by mid-June the WHO declared the first flu pandemic in more than four decades.

Link: www1.voanews.com/(…)Swine-Flu-Tops-List-of-2009-Hea…

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Inspired by the swine flu pandemic, Hoorshnia’s early warning systems—for other people, at least—span the design gamut, from the traditional medical mask to a rather fetching wrap-around scarf. In addition to full-face sinus masks that detect temperature increases around the forehead or mouth.

Link: www.ecouterre.com/(…)color-changing-temp-sensitive-…

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Scientists in Norway have identified a mutated form of the swine flu virus that is raising concern because it was found in two patients who died of the flu and a third who was severely ill with the disease, officials announced ..........................

Link: www.washingtonpost.com/(…)AR2009112001820.html…

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Estimates of deaths caused by the swine flu have grown to nearly 4,000 since April, roughly quadrupling previous estimates.

Link: news.discovery.com/human/cdc-swine-flu-numbers.html

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In Canada last week news broke that players on two teams - the Calgary Flames and the Toronto Maple Leafs - jumped to the front of the line to be vaccinated against swine flu. The news came as lineups reserved for high-risk groups stretched around city blocks. Ahead of pregnant women, children below the age of 6, and people with chronic illnesses.

Link: www.globalpost.com/(…)canada-swine-flu-h1n1-hockey-…

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Suspected swine flu is sweeping a traditional Eskimo whaling village on a remote Alaska island  prompting an urgent medical mission to deliver help.

Link: news.yahoo.com/(…)us_swine_flu_alaska_village;_ylt=…

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Suspected swine flu is sweeping a traditional Eskimo whaling village on a remote Alaska island  prompting an urgent medical mission to deliver help.

Link: news.yahoo.com/(…)us_swine_flu_alaska_village;_ylt=…

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The Centers for Disease Control have settled on a private, nationwide database with the electronic medical records of 14 million people run by General Electric in order to track potential outbreaks of the H1N1 virus.

Link: www.computerworld.com/(…)CDC_adopts_new_near_real_t…

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When pandemic H1N1 "swine flu" broke out this spring, Frenk was in the thick of discussions by the Mexican government, the World Health Organization and governments worldwide in his role as the current dean at Harvard School of Public Health and as the former minister of health in Mexico.In Mexico, he also oversaw the design and i

Link: fora.tv/(…)Julio_Frenk_Health_Reform_in_an_Era_of_P…

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Cat-owners everywhere have a new worry. Iowa health officials have reported the first known case of the new H1N1 flu in a kitty.

Link: www.npr.org/(…)sick_iowa_kitty_had_swine_flu.html…

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The provincial health minister wants to know if swine flu shots were diverted to the Flames while thousands had to stand in line for hours.

Link: sports.espn.go.com/nhl/news/story?id=4620368

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Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Friday ordered a three-week closure of Ukraine's schools and cinemas in the toughest measures adopted yet to combat the swine flu virus in Europe.

Link: www.abs-cbnnews.com/(…)ukraine-closes-all-schools-c…

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Texas prison officials said Tuesday that thousands of high-risk convicts may be vaccinated against the swine flu ahead of the general public as soon as next week.

Link: www.nbcdfw.com/(…)Inmates-May-Get-Swine-Flu-Vaccine…

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Tracking swine flu and updated daily with visualization aids and download-able spreadsheets. Note that not all of these cases have been confirmed in a lab; many have been reported in the media, not the dates reported to the medical authorities. Suspect cases without a reliable source have also been omitted.

Link: www.guardian.co.uk/(…)flu-flu-pandemic…

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