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Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza) In Venezuela Has Killed 17, Infected 250

May 27th, 2013
Chronically ill children seem to be at a particular high risk. H1N1 "seems to be taking a heavier toll among chronically ill children than the seasonal flu usually does," the CDC stated in 2009. As of Monday evening, the Centers for Disease ...


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2009 H1N1 swine flu deadliest for those age 65 and younger

May 24th, 2013
Study co-author Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at the University of California, Irvine, said deaths from flu pandemics tend to skew younger than those from typical seasonal flu because of "antigenic recycling," the fact ...


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UCI Study Finds Swine Flu Pandemic of 2009 More Deadly for Younger Adults

May 24th, 2013
Deaths from flu pandemics tend to skew younger than those from seasonal flu because of "antigenic recycling," or the fact that some parts of flu viruses have already made the rounds. Between 1918 and 1957, all flu viruses in circulation fell ...


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Older Adults May Have Flu Protection

May 22nd, 2013
Age has its privileges, and a new study suggests that one of them may be immunity to some flu pandemics. In ordinary seasonal flu, people over 65 are generally at higher risk for death. But in each of the 20th-century flu pandemics — the ...


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Older Adults May Have Flu Protection

May 22nd, 2013
Age has its privileges, and a new study suggests that one of them may be immunity to some flu pandemics. In ordinary seasonal flu, people over 65 are generally at higher risk for death. But in each of the 20th-century flu pandemics — the ...


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Swine flu

May 9th, 2013
The virus enters the body through the nose or throat. Symptoms include a fever, cough, headache, muscle and joint pain, sore throat and runny nose, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhoea. Unlike seasonal flu, the virus affected younger people the most.


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Swine flu

May 9th, 2013
The virus is spread in the same way as seasonal flu: when an infected person sneezes or coughs, tiny droplets are dispersed through the air and can be inhaled or contaminate surfaces. The virus enters the body through the nose or throat. Symptoms include a ...


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Swine flu

May 9th, 2013
The virus is spread in the same way as seasonal flu: when an infected person sneezes or coughs, tiny droplets are dispersed through the air and can be inhaled or contaminate surfaces. The virus enters the body through the nose or throat. Symptoms include a ...


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Swine flu

May 9th, 2013
The virus is spread in the same way as seasonal flu: when an infected person sneezes or coughs, tiny droplets are dispersed through the air and can be inhaled or contaminate surfaces. The virus enters the body through the nose or throat. Symptoms include a ...


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Swine flu

May 9th, 2013
headache, muscle and joint pain, sore throat and runny nose, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhoea. Unlike seasonal flu, the virus affected younger people the most. Although it killed some people, the majority recovered within a week. A very severe form of ...


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