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Swine Flu Pandemic

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...

Masturbation and Gay Sex Cause Swine Flu, Apparently

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Disgrasian

"Normal sexual union," though, is perfectly safe! Hurrah! Score another one for heteros!

US Prepares For Second Wave Of Swine Flu Virus

Washington Post | Rob Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the first influenza pandemic in 41 years has spread during the Southern Hemisphere's winter over the past few months, the United States and other n...

Swine Flu Survival Kit: Consumer Reports Guidlines

news.prnewswire.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As the U.S. prepares for a possible second wave of H1N1 or swine flu, as well as for the annual scourge of seasonal flu and colds, a new report from C...

Swine Flu: One Woman's Experience

Barbara Dehn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

There's a pregnant woman in a local hospital right now on a ventilator, because her case of H1N1 was much more severe and she's fighting for her life.

Swine Flu...Sound Familiar?

Anthony Anderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anthony Anderson

I've heard that a flu scare is coming this fall again, and vaccinations are going to be pushed upon as many people as possible. Best be prepared.

Argentina Swine Flu Epidemic Closes Schools, Theaters

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It's vacation time in the Northern Hemisphere as families pile into cars for a day at the beach. But in South America, it's winter, and this year that...

Soap, Schools and Swine Flu

Deanna Neil | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Deanna Neil

No soap. Not even a dispenser. Enraged, I walked out into the hall. There, standing in perfect contrast, was a laminated poster explaining each step of how to properly wash your hands.

Swine Flu Traced To 1918 Pandemic

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Swine flu penetrates deeper into the lungs and can inflict more damage than ordinary seasonal flu, scientists have found. The discovery could explain...

Sarah "Barracuda" Doesn't Sleep With The Fishes!

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

She is not a narcissist. She just has the good sense to realize she is better and more deserving than most people to rule the planet and prepare humanity for the end of days.

Doctors Say Swine Flu Parties Not A Good Idea

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Throwing "swine flu parties" in an attempt to get immunity against the virus while it is a fairly mild form is not a good idea, doctors say....

Swine Flu Tamiflu Resistance Found In Denmark

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scientists have established the first case of the new H1N1 influenza strain showing resistance to Tamiflu, the main antiviral flu drug, Danish officia...

Blood and Treasure: Free Trade Human Plasma Across the US Mexican Border?

Aram Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aram Roston

The United States is the world's leading exporter of human plasma - providing about 70 per cent of global supplies, the biggest player in what is now a multibillion dollar business.

The Coming Ethical Crisis: Oxygen Rationing

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

One of the questions that will face our society when a future pandemic proves more deadly is how our public health authorities ought to allocate ventilators.

Don't Want Swine Flu with Lunch? Then Offer Paid Sick Leave

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Hill

The spread of the H1N1 virus has prompted Obama to urge workers with flu symptoms to "stay home." But for far too many Americans, that is easier said than done.

How Should We Think About A Pandemic?

Richard P. Wenzel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard P. Wenzel

A new Pandemic Threat Scale will require unprecedented international cooperation that does not exist today. But surely it is needed, and H1N1 has shown our lack of clarity in 2009.

Reaping What We Sow: How Industrial Animal Farming is Contributing to the Risk of a Swine Flu Pandemic

Nicolette Hahn Niman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nicolette Hahn Niman

Intensive farming systems -- with crowded animals, ventilation systems, and huge collections of manure -- make industrial poultry and swine operations into breeding grounds for a host of perilous diseases.

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....

Green News Report - June 11, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

It's official, it's a pandemic! (Go ahead and panic); Obama doubles down on mountaintop removal; Green jobs bring in the green. All that and more in today's Green News Report!

If Pigs Could Fly: Traveling in a Time of Swine Flu

Sandip Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandip Roy

All US-bound passengers were handed a little gift bag. I thought it had the usual toothbrush, toothpaste and socks. Instead we got 1 disposable thermometer, 2 surgical masks and 3 wipes.

A Pandemic Worse than the Swine Flu

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

Swine flu, though, conjures dark images of your mortality. The communications industry, like CNN, saturates air time on such issues because they know people will watch.

Swine Flu: Calderon Popularity Soars From Flu Crisis

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mexican President Felipe Calderon's handling of the swine flu story">H1N1 flu crisis in April and May boosted his popularity rating to a glowing 69 pe...

We're Fighting the Wrong Pandemic

Barry Sears | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barry Sears

There is a worldwide pandemic that does currently exist, but no one seems concerned about. This is the pandemic spread of silent inflammation.

Swine Flu Reaction: Infomercials And Conspiracy Theories (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A couple of videos coming out of Iraq and Iran reveal a troubling reaction in the Middle East to the global H1N1 influenza epidemic, including anti-We...