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Wausau West Honors Memory of Former Classmate Emily Eaton died from the H1N1 virus-commonly referred to as the Swine Flu-back in 2009 as a sixth grader. This year, she would have graduated high school. Students who knew are are paying tribute to her memory before they walk across the stage. | May 11, 2015 05:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Wausau, Wisconsin
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World Health Organisation wants to ban names of diseases offensive to animals But in an astonishing example of political correctness, World Health Organisation officials have called for terms such as swine flu, bird flu and monkey pox to be banned to protect animals from needless slaughter.
Mail Online | May 10, 2015 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
W.H.O. Urges More Care in Naming Diseases The World Health Organization issued recommendations for naming infectious diseases, concerned about stigmas of names like Swine Flu and Monkey Pox.
New York Times | May 9, 2015 12:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Swine flu or monkey pox? Think again on disease names, WHO says LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - If you're a scientist and have just identified a dangerous new disease in Peru originating from pigs then please don't call it paralytic Peruvian pig pox.
Reuters | May 8, 2015 12:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Swine flu Q&A Federal officials urged against panic last week and asked for patience and understanding as the government works to distribute H1N1 vaccines and contain the spread of the virus. Here we answer some common questions about the H1N1 virus and the government'
Boulder Weekly | Apr 12, 2015 05:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boulder, Colorado
Swine flu shot linked to narcolepsy, study finds GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix swine flu vaccine has been linked to cases of the rare sleep disorder narcolepsy in children in a scientific study in England that confirms similar findings elsewhere in Europe.
MSNBC | Feb 27, 2013 12:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
White House: No flu shots for Gitmo detainees The White House says detainees at Guantanamo Bay are not receiving vaccinations against the swine flu vaccine, despite an earlier report that doses were on the way.
MSNBC | Nov 3, 2009 9:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2009 H1n1 Flu We are now in the “cold and flu” season but a new type of flu has arrived. A popular question for the Chillicothe residents this flu season is..... What is H1N1 Flu? H1N1 flu (also known as the swine flu) is a new influenza virus. In April of | Oct 21, 2009 04:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Chillicothe, Ohio