70 million doses of H1N1 swine flu vaccine prepared for an epidemic that never came will likely be destroyed.
Would you sit and send electric shocks to someone who sounded hurt and begged you to stop?
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 [...]
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The number of deaths from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic might have been more than 15 times higher than first reported.
On Monday, President Obama said that he and his wife Michelle had "just got the shots." The White House later confirmed that the Obama family were now all immunized against the H1N1 virus (Official White House photo by Pete Souza) Leading by example, President Barack Obama received his H1N1 vaccina...
A survey of schools in 26 states found that fewer than half have adequate plans in place to deal with the next pandemic.
Imagine the awkward social dynamics, the many 'un-friendings' that will ensue.