For a traveling virus, a large metropolitan area on a different continent could be closer than a nearby town.
Without real-time vigilance by the CDC, the flu season has the potential to be disastrous.
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A father who passed the bird flu virus to his daughter gives the first evidence that the deadly strain is contagious.
70 million doses of H1N1 swine flu vaccine prepared for an epidemic that never came will likely be destroyed.
My four-year-old got her swine flu vaccination yesterday. At the time, I was relieved when the school nurse pulled out a spray rather than a syringe. There were no tears -- or at least fewer than if she had gotten a shot. But then I started to wonder -- is this really as good as [...]
Criticisms of a new study arose as quickly as alarming headlines suggesting a link between fever or flu during pregnancy and autism.
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