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New Strain of Swine Flu Emerges

The H1N1 swine flu virus may be starting to mutate, and a slightly new form has begun to predominate in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, researchers reported on Thursday. More study is needed to tell whether the new strain is

New Zealand: significant swine flu cases

NEW Zealand is still experiencing a significant level of swine flu, health authorities said Wednesday, despite the World Health Organization’s declaration that the global pandemic was over. “While some countries have seen H1N1 virus decline or crowded out by other

Swine flu could cause up to 90,000 U.S. deaths

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The H1N1 flu virus could cause up to 90,000 U.S. deaths, mainly among children and young adults, if it resurges this fall as expected, according to a report released Monday by a presidential advisory panel. The report

Chilean turkey virus identical to pandemic A(H1N1): official

Chilean health officials on Saturday confirmed that a flu outbreak detected on two turkey farms was identical to the pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus and was transmitted by humans. The outbreak was initially reported late Thursday in two farms in the

Pandemic flu death toll passes 1,000 mark

The death toll in the swine flu pandemic has passed the 1,000 mark, with 1,154 deaths since the outbreak was uncovered in April, data published Wednesday by the World Health Organisation showed. Swine flu now reaches 168 countries and territories,