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Swine Flu Symptoms

Swine Flu: Trying to Think Correctly

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

Nobody wants to overreact, but nobody wants to be caught unprepared. Responsible members of the media are faced with the difficult task of properly informing without needlessly alarming the public.

SWINE FLU: US advises against Mexico trips

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — The swine flu epidemic entered a dangerous new phase Monday as the death toll climbed in Mexico and the number of suspected cases ...

SWINE FLU: World gov'ts race to contain outbreak

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Governments are racing to find and contain pockets of swine flu around the globe, seeking to stem both the threat of a pandemic and...

Swine Flu: Illinois Officials Prepare For Local Cases

AP | ANDREA ZELINSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- As Illinois teachers watched for sick children, hospitals took extra precautions against germs and drug stores tried to keep...

Swine Flu Travel Warnings: Europeans Urged To Avoid Mexico, US Amidst Outbreak | Chris McGreal in Washington, Jo Tuckman in Mexico City and Rachel Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The EU's health commissioner today urged Europeans to postpone non-essential travel to Mexico and the US, as the death toll from the virus in Mexico r...

GOP Still Filibustering Sebelius Despite Flu Outbreak

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So Kathleen Sebelius will get her confirmation vote as Health and Human Services secretary tomorrow in the Senate -- but even with the flu outbreak, h...

Swine Flu Symptoms: CDC Information

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Swine flu has dominated the news since the first cases were reported in Mexico. Now that the disease has been documented in North American and there...

SWINE FLU: Scramble to stop spread among travelers

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — The World Health Organization raised its global alert level Monday, signaling the swine flu virus was spreading from human to huma...

Swine Flu: What You Need To Know

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - A never-before-seen flu strain -- a mix of pig, human and bird viruses -- has turned killer in Mexico and is causing milder illness in th...

Canada Swine Flu: Health Officials Confirm 6 Cases | CBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Medical authorities in Ontario are investigating a number of cases of suspected swine flu, the medical director of the province's public health labora...

Outbreak of Deadly Swine-Flu Infects Cable News

Will Menaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Menaker

Sadly, many TV producers do not take any of the common sense precautions that could stop an outbreak like this such as washing their hands with soap and water or not booking spokespeople from the National Organization for Marriage."

Jason Linkins

GOP Stripped Flu Pandemic Preparedness From Stimulus [UPDATED] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATED, below] [with reporting from Ryan Grim] Remember way back in the day, President Obama delivered his Not Really The State Of The Union addre...

WHO Chief: Swine Flu Has "Pandemic Potential"

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's president assumed new powers Saturday to isolate people infected with a deadly swine flu strain as authorities struggled ...

SWINE FLU: California, Texas Residents Diagnosed With Illness, Doctors Expect More Cases

AP | By MARK STEVENSON | Posted 02.07.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- A unique strain of swine flu is the suspected killer of dozens of people in Mexico, where authorities closed schools, museums, librarie...