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Swine Flu Chicago

Swine Flu Fears Shut Down St. Charles East High School

NBC Chicago | STEVE BRYANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A suburban high school is shutting down until Monday after 900+ students called in sick with flu-like symptoms on Tuesday, according to a school super...

Worst-Case Swine Flu Outbreak Could Overwhelm Local Hospitals

Chicago Tribune | William Mullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For a mere peek into the potential difficulties of managing a worst-case outbreak of swine flu, one need only look back at a few weeks in May at Child...

Swine Flu: Chicago Setting Up Free H1N1 Vaccine Clinics

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Six free clinics will be opened in Chicago to help combat the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, the city's health department said Tuesday. Health officials sa...

City Releasing More Swine Flu Vaccine

CBS2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Will you get in line? The City of Chicago is handing out another batch of the H1N1 vaccine Tuesday....

Swine Flu Hits Children, Minorities Hardest: Report

Chicago Sun-Times | Monifa Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Minorities in Chicago were at least four times more likely to be hospitalized for swine flu infections than whites, according to a report released Thu...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms 707 Cases, 519 In Chicago Area

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois has 707 confirmed cases of swine flu, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The bulk of those cases are from the Chicago reg...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms 554 Cases, 406 In Chicago Region

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 554 confirmed cases of H1N1 swine flu in Illinois, and a new probable case Winnebago County. Th...

Swine Flu Case At Cook County Jail

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Jail officials confirmed the first case of swine flu among inmates Thursday. A 35-year-old Chicago man tested positive for the H1N1 flu v...

Flu Will Likely Kill 3,500 in Illinois

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The media and the public need to take a breath. And it can be safely done -- without the mask.