Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

3 Palestinians dead from swine flu

Three Palestinians in the West Bank have died in the past week from the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu, the Palestinian health ministry said on Thursday.

Medications

Way to make one-way flu vaccine discovered

A new process to make a one-time, universal influenza vaccine has been discovered by a researcher at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection and his partners.

Medical research

Fighting the spread of viruses: Producing cheap vaccines, quickly

(Medical Xpress)—Immunising people with vaccines that are quick and inexpensive to produce is the answer to preventing large-scale spread of infectious disease, Professor Anton Middelberg from UQ's Australian Institute ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Five isolated in Danish hospital for SARS-like symptoms

Five people have been isolated in a hospital in Denmark with symptoms of a new viral respiratory illness from the same family as the deadly SARS virus, the hospital said on Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canadian hospitalized with new swine flu

A Canadian man has been hospitalized in southwestern Ontario with a new variant of the swine flu virus that caused a 2009 pandemic, a public health official announced Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers find powerful swine flu strain in Korea

(HealthDay)—A new report shows that a deadly swine flu virus can infect ferrets, highlighting the importance of continuous surveillance of emerging flu strains.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Healthy-looking pigs at state fair found to have swine flu

(HealthDay) -- They were being shown off as healthy porcine specimens, but several of the show pigs at the Minnesota State Fair in 2009 actually were infected with swine flu, according to a new study.

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