Sep 3, 2009

Obama "Strongly" Urges Citizens Get Swine Flu Vaccine

Obama "Strongly" Urges Citizens Get Swine Flu Vaccine

President Barack Obama said the swine flu vaccine is voluntary but the government will "strongly recommend" that citizens get it.

Sep 3, 2009

Swine Flu Could Kill 90,000: White House

Swine Flu Could Kill 90,000: White House

Swine flu could infect half of the U.S. population and kill as many as 90,000.

Sep 3, 2009
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By Kate Lord

Photos: Swine Flu Outbreak Worldwide

Swine flu cases are erupting worldwide. The WHO raised the alert level to a phase... See Full Gallery

Sep 25, 2009

Kiss Off: Stanford Ditches Longtime Tradition

Kiss Off: Stanford Ditches Longtime Tradition

There will be no kissing under the full moon at Stanford this year -- at least not officially.

Jan 3, 2012

Texas Gets High Marks for Swine Flu Response

Texas Gets High Marks for Swine Flu Response

Texas is getting high marks for the statewide response to the swine flu outbreak. TheTrust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gave Texas a score of nine out of ten for its handling of...

Oct 28, 2009

Texas Backs Off Plan for Inmate Vaccinations

Texas Backs Off Plan for Inmate Vaccinations

Texas health department officials rush to assure people that prisoners won't receive the H1N1 vaccine before the public.

Oct 28, 2009

Call an Ambulance, Get a Taxi

Call an Ambulance, Get a Taxi

Fort Worth’s ambulance service is considering a plan to call taxis for non-serious flu patients.

Oct 2, 2009

Pregnant Women Need Protection From Swine Flu

Pregnant Women Need Protection From Swine Flu

The CDC is urging expecting mothers to get the H1N1 vaccine after 100 pregnant women have ended up in intensive care with the virus.

Sep 18, 2009

First Swine Flu Vaccines to be Nasal Spray

First Swine Flu Vaccines to be Nasal Spray

The first wave of swine flu vaccinations will come in the form of a nasal spray, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Sep 14, 2009

Sebelius: Swine Flu Shots May Start Early October

Sebelius: Swine Flu Shots May Start Early October

Heath and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said vaccine could be available the first week of October.

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