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Swine Flue

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.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Sportsmanship is taking a back seat to health. NBA players and coaches have been asked to greet each other with fist pounds or chest pumps. Handshakes are out. They could spread swine flu.

Networking Governments

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Hart

More can be done in linking national research laboratories, networking financial regulatory regimes, linking universities, networking environmental protection efforts, and the list goes on.

Germs Don't Care If You Are Legal Or Not

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Do you really want to limit vaccinations only to people who have legal documents, or would you rather everyone get inoculated? Remember, those you exclude will likely have some sort of contact with either you, your kids, or the food you eat at some point.

Swine Flu: Another Outbreak Closes 3 NYC Schools

AP | MARCUS FRANKLIN and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — A day after a swine flu outbreak shut down three public schools in New York City, officials said Friday the virus is spreading faster...

The World In Photos: 30 April, 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...

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...

Edgar Hernandez Hernandez: Swine Flu's "Possible Source"

Guardian | Jo Tuckman, Robert Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Mexican village whose inhabitants were overwhelmed by an outbreak of respiratory illness starting in February has emerged as a possible source of th...