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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: 51,000 Have Been Vaccinated In Chicago

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Department of Public Health officials say they've vaccinated almost 51,000 people against the swine flu in seven days. ...

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...

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...

Illinois Swine Flu Cases Swell To Over 3,300, 15 Deaths

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Health officials say the number of swine flu cases in Illinois has increased to more than 3,300. There have been 15 deaths i...

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...

Swine Flu: 20-Year-Old Woman Is 4th Illinois Swine Flu Death Day After Giving Birth

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A 20-year-old Chicago woman died from complications of swine flu one day after giving birth, becoming Illinois' fourth fatality from t...

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: Chicago Reports Nation's 12th Death From Swine Flu

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago resident has died of swine flu, the first death in Illinois and the 12th nationally, from the illness, health authorities sa...

DePaul Student Tests Positive For Swine Flu

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Officials at DePaul University say a student has a confirmed case of swine flu. A message posted on the university's Web site late Tu...

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...

Northwestern Student Has Swine Flu

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern University health officials say a student has a confirmed case of swine flu. Officials announced Thursday that th...

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: Illinois Confirms 466 Cases, 208 In Chicago

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 466 confirmed cases of swine flu statewide, a jump of 45 cases in one ...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms 421 Cases, 187 In Chicago

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Health officials say they've confirmed 421 cases of swine flu in Illinois, including 187 in Chicago. Saturday's tally from ...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms 393 Cases Of H1N1, Majority In Chicago

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Health officials say swine flu has spread into southern Illinois with a single confirmed case in Franklin County. The Illin...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms 258 Cases Of H1N1, 122 In Chicago

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 258 confirmed cases of swine flu. Illinois health officials said Thur...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms 225 Cases Of H1N1 In State

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois health officials are reporting 225 confirmed cases of swine flu. The Illinois Department of Public Health said Wed...

Rogers Park School Reopens After Swine Flu Closure, Future Shut Downs Unlikely

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Classes are back in session at a school on Chicago's North Side that was the first in Illinois to close because of swine flu. Kilmer ...

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...

Swine Flu: Illinois Confirms 82 Cases In State

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois health officials are reporting 82 confirmed cases of swine flu. Tuesday's update is a big jump from Monday when th...

Kilmer Elementary In Rogers Park Reopening After Swine Flu Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The first Illinois school to close because of swine flu is getting ready to reopen. Chicago Public Schools spokeswoman Monique Bond s...