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Swine flu kills 40 in western India

Jaipur - At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in a western Indian state popular with foreigners, authorities said Friday.

Swine flu spreading more rapidly across UK than rest of Europe

The H1N1 swine flu virus - responsible for 36 of the 39 flu deaths across the UK - is spreading more rapidly in Britain than elsewhere in Europe.

US swine flu vaccine may be too late

Researchers at Purdue University in Indiana say according to their calculations by the time the vaccine arrives in the U.S. it will be too late to prevent H1N1 infections from the current wave of the virus.

Nova Scotia set to begin swine flu immunization

Nova Scotia is ready to begin what the province's chief public health officer calls its biggest immunization campaign ever.

Swine with swine flu found at Minnesota State Fair, first US case

The first case of the H1N1 flu in a U.S. hog was confirmed by the USDA on Monday. Officials point out that the finding at the state fair does not mean that commercial herds are infected. The message from the USDA is that pork is safe to eat.

Canadian Doctors Negotiate Income Protection from Swine Flu

Doctors across Canada are taking steps to protect themselves financially in the event an all-out swine flu pandemic disrupts their practices.

Swine Flu Pandemic Inspires New Video Game

In an effort to raise awareness of the current H1N1 pandemic, Dutch researchers have created a game that challenges players to control a new pandemic.

Indonesia's First Swine Flu Death

Indonesia reports the first swine flu death on Sunday. During the period of intensive care at the hospital, the condition of the six-year-old girl continued to deteriorate and she finally died on July 22.

Steady flu transmissions cause CDC to see 'something different'

Ongoing transmission of the H1N1 flu virus throughout the United States causes CDC to claim 'something different' is happening.

Most Doctors Not Concerned of H1N1 Influenza

Only nine per cent of U.S. physicians consider the H1N1 “swine” flu worth getting concerned over, according to a recent study. Additionally, more than half of those surveyed have not changed their behavior or lifestyle due to the virus.

Swine Flu Vaccine in Clinical Trial, Others On the Way

Following completed enrollment, a seasonal influenza vaccine entered Phase IIa clinical trials. The vaccine is being evaluated against the H1N1 (“swine flu”), H3N2 and B influenza strains found during the 2008-2009 flu season.

An Alberta Swine Herd Investigated for H1N1 Flu Virus

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) indicates that it has found H1N1 flu virus in a swine herd in Alberta. The agency adds Canadian pork is safe.

Pigs also have H1N1: First cases found in Canada

First known case of pigs infected with the new swine flu virus has been identified in a Canadian firm as number of swine flu cases across the world is gradually rising with 19 deaths in Mexico and one in United States.

Germany confirms first case of swine flu

Germany's top health authority has now confirmed its first case of the rapidly spreading swine flu in the country. A nurse has been diagnosed.

Swine Flu Epidemic: Fact or Fiction for North America?

As time has passed many different hypothesis have sprouted as to why there have been such devastation in Mexico, and not in the United States or Canada.

Germany and Austria Hit by Swine Flu

German Health Authorities confirmed three cases of swine flu today, becoming the third European country hit by the deadly disease.

Swine flu hits United Kingdom

It was announced today that two people from Scotland have been taken into hospital after they got back from a holiday in Mexico. It's been confirmed that they do have swine flu and these are the first cases in the UK.

Swine Flu Fear Affects Market

The swine-flu outbreak has stoked fears that a global economic recovery could be derailed if the strain spreads more widely.

Study Finds MRSA in Midwestern Swine, Workers

University of Iowa researchers have conducted a study documenting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in swine and swine workers in the United States.

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