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Swine Flu Vaccination

Millions Of Swine Flu Vaccines Expired, To Be Thrown Out

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired – meaning that a whopping 40 million doses wor...

Does The Flu Vaccine Matter?

The Atlantic | Clayton M. Christensen and Jason Hwang | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Vaccination is central to the government's plan for preventing deaths from swine flu. But what if everything we think we know about fighting influenza...

H1N1 Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susanna Speier

Between now and when the vaccination is made available to the public, hang in there, use hand sanitizer and avoid walking petri dishes -- toddlers with runny noses -- if you have the option.

H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Arrives ... For Some

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The first H1N1 flu vaccine for Illinois arrived Monday at Chicago hospitals -- but probably not for you....

Interview With President Barack Obama

April D. Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
April D. Ryan

Obama: "The Senate and the House bills are 95 percent identical. There's 5 percent differences, and one of those differences is the public option. But this is an area that has just become symbolic of a lot of ideological fights."

The Swine Flu Vaccine Screw-Up: Optimism as a Public Health Problem

Barbara Ehrenreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ehrenreich

According to academic "positive psychologists," and legions of unlicensed life coaches, optimism wards off common illnesses and extends longevity. It turns out to be less than salubrious when it comes to public health.

Vaccination: A Conversation Worth Having

Bill Maher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Maher

Vaccination is a nuanced subject, and I've never said all vaccines in all situations are bad. The point I am representing is: Is getting frequent vaccinations for any and all viruses consequence-free?

Swome FCorporate Employers Got Scarce Flu Vaccine

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the swine flu vaccine was most scarce, health officials gave thousands of doses to corporate clinics at Walt Disney World, Toyota, defense contra...

Get your flu shots -- and ignore Bill Maher

Harold Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harold Pollack

I just want to endorse Linda Bergthold's recent HuffPo column about Bill Maher. Maher is a funny guy who often displays a sharp intellect. On matters ...

China To Approve Single-Dose Swine Flu Vaccines

AP | GILLIAN WONG and RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — The answer may be near to a crucial question about vaccine for the advancing swine flu – one shot or two? Chinese officials say...

Free Swine Flu Vaccinations For City Kids

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The nation's largest school district said Tuesday it will offer free swine flu vaccinations to its 1 million-plus schoolchildren as N...

Swine Flu Vaccine Running Behind Schedule

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON -- A fully licensed H1N1 flu vaccine might not be available until the end of the year, a top official at the World Health Organization said Mon...

Swine Flu Vaccine To Take Months To Produce, Says WHO

AP | FRANK JORDANS and MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The World Health Organization urged drugmakers to reserve some of their pandemic swine flu vaccine for poor countries, but received few...