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Swine Flu Deaths

The News About Tamiflu: It Doesn't Work

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
David H. Newman, M.D.

Forget everything you've heard about the benefits of Tamiflu, the Roche corporation's blockbuster influenza drug. A new analysis that includes previously-unpublished trials offers a fresh, and very unflattering, perspective.

2009 'Swine Flu' Was 10 Times More Deadly Than Thought

Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Erinn Connor The number of deaths from the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic may be up to 10 times higher than the World Health Organization's official...

How Many People Actually Got Swine Flu During The 2009 Pandemic?

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - At least one in five people worldwide were infected with swine flu during the first year of...

2009 Swine Flu Outbreak Was 15 Times Deadlier Than Thought

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - The swine flu pandemic of 2009 killed an estimated 284,500 people, some 15 times the ...

CDC Estimates 22 Million H1N1 Cases In US Between April And October

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released estimates today that there have been 22 million H1N1 cases in the U.S. between April and Octobe...

US Swine Flu Deaths Surpass 1,000

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — More Americans have been vaccinated against seasonal flu this fall than ever before by this time of year, federal health officials sai...

Swine Flu Kills 5 At Hajj, Saudi Official Says

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MINA, Saudi Arabia — Five people died from swine flu during the hajj, Saudi Arabia said Sunday, a relatively small number considering the event ...

14-Year-Old May Have Died From H1N1

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Naperville North High School freshman who died Thursday had H1N1, school officials announced Friday. Michelle Fahle, 14, died after being rushed ...

H1N1 Quiz: Test Your Swine Flu Savvy

TIME | Amanda Ripley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If, after watching months of hysterical TV coverage of H1N1, or swine flu, you think you already know everything you need to know, you are probably wr...

Swine Flu May Infect Half The U.S. Population This Year, Cause 90,000 Deaths, Report Says

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Swine flu may infect half the U.S. population this year, hospitalize 1.8 million patients and lead to as many as 90,000 deaths, more than twice the nu...

Swine Flu Death Toll In India Reaches 17

The Times of India | TIMESOFINDIA.COM 12 August 2009, 05:11pm IST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PUNE: A 48-year-old driver died of swine flu Wednesday afternoon, as the Sassoon Hospital here registered the fifth death of the day from the H1N1 Swi...

Swine Flu Could Hit Up To 40% In U.S., Kill Several Hundred Thousand

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — In a disturbing new projection, health officials say up to 40 percent of Americans could get swine flu this year and next and several ...

Swine Flu Shuts Down Philippines Legislature For 5 Days

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine House of Representatives suspended operations for five days after news that the country's first H1N1 flu-re...

8-Year-Old Boy Dies From Swine Flu, Total Illinois Deaths At 8

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- An 8-year-old suburban Chicago boy and two Chicago adults have died after falling ill with swine flu, bringing the state's total fatal...

Infant Son Of First European Swine Flu Death Dies

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The family of the first person in Europe to die after being diagnosed with swine flu has suffered a double tragedy with the death of her baby....

Swine Flu: 74-Year-Old Man Is Illinois' 5th Swine Flu Death

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

GURNEE, Ill. (AP) -- A 74-year-old northern Illinois man has died from complications of swine flu, becoming Illinois' fifth fatality from the virus. ...

Swine Flu: 3rd Illinois Resident Dies From H1N1

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) -- A 42-year-old Kane County man has died from complications of swine flu, bringing the number of Illinois deaths related to the vir...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms Second Death From H1N1

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A second Illinoisan died from complications of swine flu, state health officials said Wednesday, prompting renewed warnings that the v...

Swine Flu Claims Lives Of Two More New Yorkers

New York Daily News | Carrie Melago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two more New Yorkers infected with swine flu have died, health officials announced Tuesday. ...

Swine Flu: CDC 'Fully Expects We Will See Deaths'

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — A U.S. health official said at least five people are hospitalized with swine flu in the United States and deaths are likely. "I fully...