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Swine Flu Epidemic

Swine Flu Scare: A Trial Run for Something Far Worse?

Alan Sipress | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alan Sipress

Swine flu has given many a fright and the top pandemic flu expert at the World Health Organization has warned in recent weeks that the global epidemic isn't over yet.

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 Billions For Drug Companies

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies are reaping billions of dollars in extra revenue amid global concern about the spread of swine fl...

67 Air Force Cadets Stricken With Swine Flu

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The number of cadets with confirmed cases of the swine flu at the Air Force Academy has increased to 67. The Gazette ...

NY woman in 50s becomes US' 11th swine flu death

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — A woman died over the weekend of swine flu, becoming the city's second victim and the nation's 11th. The woman, who was in her 50s, ...

World In Photos: May 1, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. This Huffington Post World feature is available Monday t...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Iraq's Reversing Facts: Six car bombs strike Shia areas of Baghdad. This is the latest in a series of rec...

Swine Flu: Cuba Becomes First Country To Impose Travel Ban

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — The toll from the swine flu epidemic appears to be stabilizing in Mexico, the health secretary said late Tuesday, with only seven ...

SWINE FLU: Mexico Faces Criticism Over Response

AP | NIKO PRICE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Two weeks after the first known swine flu death, Mexico still hasn't given medicine to the families of the dead. It hasn't determi...