Articles Tagged with swine flu

Scabies Outbreak Halts Flights Of Illegal Immigrants To San Diego

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A scabies outbreak has halted illegal immigrant transfer to San Diego County. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a notice that all flights carrying the children, teens, and adults who crossed the Texas border illegally would were on hold because of the health risk. Immigration officials also noted that the illegal aliens already processed… Read more »

Swine Flu: Illegal Immigrant Child Hospitalized With H1N1

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Swine flu was just diagnosed in at least one illegal immigrant child being housed in government facilities along the Mexican border. The case in Texas has prompted the transportation of 2,000 vaccines to Lackland Air Force Base to treat all military personnel, civilian staffer, and illegal immigrants who may have been exposed. The young children… Read more »

Swine Flu Spreading In South-Central US, At Least Five Dead In Texas

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H1N1 or “swine” flu is spreading across the south-central United States, with at least five people dying from the virus in Texas. Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi have also reported increased levels of flu activity. Dr. Michael Young, a medical officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s influenza division, said it is the same… Read more »

Universal Flu Vaccine Could Be Only A Few Years Away

Universal Flu Vaccines Are Right Around The Corner

Could a universal flu vaccine be created to cover all strains of the virus? British scientists believe such a thing could now be possible. Researchers say that people who were able to beat the 2009 flu pandemic without becoming sick is the key. How far off is something like this? Scientists are hopeful that a… Read more »

Flu ‘Epidemic’ Spreads To 41 States

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The flu “epidemic” rapidly spreading across the United States is reportedly the worst outbreak in in a decade. A total of 41 states have now reported cases of the flu, and the severe winter cold season is just beginning. According to recent flu statistics, a total of 18 children died from the flu this winter…. Read more »