A new strain of H1N1 infected a boy in Indiana and a girl in Pennsylvania in early September. Dr. John K. Lee, a family medicine physician with South Sixth Medical Associates in Springfield, Ill., answered the following questions about how you can protect
UCLA researchers have made an intriguing discovery. They've found swine flu in North African pigs. They stumbled upon the H1N1 virus while studying swine in Cameroon. The scientists think the pigs caught the virus from humans. They say the strain is almos
According to an investigation presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam, individuals with asthma who are hospitalized with pandemic influenza H1N1 (swine flu) are half as likely to die or require intensive care compared
An analysis of the high incidence of the H1N1 swine-origin influenza virus (S-OIV) in 2009 in the Campania region of Southern Italy presents important findings that provide a "significant pattern for emerging viral agents at risk in global health approach
Dozens of vulnerable patients could have died after catching flu in English hospitals during the recent pandemic, a report indicates, amid increasing concern that not enough NHS staff are getting themselves vaccinated.