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Study boosts link between flu vaccine, sleep disorder

February 28th, 2013
Pandemrix was the main vaccine used to fight the 2009-2010 outbreak of H1N1 "swine" flu, a much-feared pandemic involving a novel strain influenza virus. The bug turned out to be as dangerous as normal "seasonal" flu, a discovery prompting some accusations ...


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Study boosts link between flu vaccine, sleep disorder

February 27th, 2013
Pandemrix was the main vaccine used to fight the 2009-2010 outbreak of H1N1 "swine" flu, a much-feared pandemic involving a novel strain influenza virus. The bug turned out to be as dangerous as normal "seasonal" flu, a discovery prompting some accusations ...


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Flu more infectious than believed

February 16th, 2013
The H1N1 (swine flu) outbreak is enough to make anyone want to keep a distance from the coughs and sneezes of others. But an arm’s length may not be enough. The conventional wisdom is that flu is spread largely through close contact with ...


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Flu season calms; vaccines still recommended

January 30th, 2013
“It’s very consistent from year to year,” he said. “Even in 2009 with the outbreak of H1N1 [the swine flu], there was the same number of patients.” Nonetheless, vaccine manufacturers have increased their estimated production totals for the ...


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Flu season calms; vaccines still recommended

January 30th, 2013
“It’s very consistent from year to year,” he said. “Even in 2009 with the outbreak of H1N1 [the swine flu], there was the same number of patients.” Nonetheless, vaccine manufacturers have increased their estimated production totals for the ...


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Children worst hit in 2009 outbreak

January 25th, 2013
Almost half of all children and teenagers in the UK and other countries hit by swine flu in 2009 succumbed to the virus, a study has shown. Overall, at least a fifth of the general population was infected. But death rates were low at less than 0.02%.


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Flu Shock: Outbreak Already Ranks as One of the Worst in a Decade (Chart)

January 15th, 2013
Google's data show this year's outbreak to be the worst in the last six years. That includes the 2009 swine flu outbreak, which infected about 61 million Americans but turned out to be less deadly than initially feared. Globally, the U.S. remains the ...


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Flu Shock: Outbreak Already Ranks as One of the Worst in a Decade (Chart)

January 14th, 2013
Google's data show this year's outbreak to be the worst in the last six years. That includes the 2009 swine flu outbreak, which infected about 61 million Americans but turned out to be less deadly than initially feared. Globally, the U.S. remains the ...


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Flu Shock: Outbreak Already Ranks as One of the Worst in a Decade (Chart)

January 14th, 2013
Google's data show this year's outbreak to be the worst in the last six years. That includes the 2009 swine flu outbreak, which infected about 61 million Americans but turned out to be less deadly than initially feared. Globally, the U.S. remains the ...


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Flu Shock: Outbreak Already Ranks as One of the Worst in a Decade (Chart)

January 14th, 2013
Google's data show this year's outbreak to be the worst in the last six years. That includes the 2009 swine flu outbreak, which infected about 61 million Americans but turned out to be less deadly than initially feared. Globally, the U.S. remains the ...


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