Navigation Links
U.S. Now Leads World in Swine Flu Cases
Date:5/11/2009

ng, at this point, doesn't look as terrible as a category-five pandemic or the severely devastating impact some had feared. But influenza viruses are unpredictable and can change over time. Going forward, it's really important to us that we pay attention to how this virus may or may not change."

Because the new swine flu virus is a highly unusual genetic mix of bird, flu and human viruses, health officials worry that it could continue to mutate and return in a more virulent form for next winter's flu season.

And, while most of the infections continue to cause only mild illness, similar to the seasonal flu, and virtually all patients recover quickly and fully, federal officials warned Friday that the swine flu outbreak in the United States is far from over.

"I want to address an issue that's been concerning me, that has to do with a sense of having dodged a bullet, a sense that this is over," Dr. Richard Besser, the CDC's acting director, said during a Friday teleconference. "While we have seen a lot of encouraging news in terms of severity, we continue to see hundreds and hundreds of new cases each day," he said.

While the swine flu -- technically known as the H1N1 virus -- is similar to seasonal flu, there are some important differences, Besser said. "One thing we are seeing, unlike seasonal flu, a higher percentage seem to be having vomiting and diarrhea," he said.

Meanwhile, a new Harvard University survey found that many Americans have taken measures to protect themselves and family members from the disease.

For instance, 67 percent of those surveyed said they or someone in their home are washing their hands or using a hand sanitizer more frequently, and 55 percent said they've taken steps to stay at home if they or a family member get sick.

"This outbreak has permeated a lot of American life," Robert J. Blendon, a professor of health policy and political analysis at the Harvard School of Publ
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Related medicine news :

1. Removing Ovaries Before Menopause Leads to Memory, Movement Troubles
2. Lack of sleep among new school-goers leads to behavioral, cognitive problems
3. AstraZeneca Leads Local Walking Movement
4. Leeza Gibbons Leads New Coaching Program to Boost the Nations Heart Health
5. Support System Leads to Better Diet, Nutrition
6. Brain atrophy in elderly leads to unintended racism, depression and problem gambling
7. Medical University of South Carolina Leads Multicenter Study Evaluating Biliary Sphincter Disorder
8. Loss of gene leads to protein splicing and buildup of toxic proteins in neurons
9. In birds, expecting to mate leads to higher fertilization rates
10. Olympic Gold Medalist Marion Jones-Thompson Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements in Two Separate Federal Criminal Investigations
11. Antibody leads to repair of myelin sheath in lab study of multiple sclerosis and related disorders
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
U.S. Now Leads World in Swine Flu Cases
(Date:7/30/2015)... FL (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... software, TikiLIVE, has worked to protect victims in San Diego, California’s Gaslamp Quarter ... used by Gaslamp Quarter Plaza actively monitor the area for any suspicious ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... " DevExpress ” was featured ... at small, medium, and large businesses making an impact in their industry. Susan ... and shared with viewers how DevExpress has provided software development tools that have ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... The Beryl Institute announces its sixth ... with Patient Experience Institute, these offerings reinforce the commitment to help frame and ... throughout the experience movement, and provide information and research to support expanded focus ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... today that the latest issue of Inclusive™ magazine, its multimedia publication focused on ... digital edition of the new issue, Volume 6, Issue 2, as well as ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Between 2012 and 2014 HIV infection rates rose from five ... June 17th. Those untreated heroin use disorders share their needles and spread the infection. ... throughout the community. Ultimately Florida’s HIV infection rates have bolstered to 23 percent due ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Eyepartner Software Helps Victims in Gaslamp Quarter Plaza 2Health News:Eyepartner Software Helps Victims in Gaslamp Quarter Plaza 3Health News:Software to Develop High-Performance Data-Driven Apps was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:The Beryl Institute Opens Applications for 2015 Patient Experience Grant and Scholar Programs 2Health News:The Beryl Institute Opens Applications for 2015 Patient Experience Grant and Scholar Programs 3Health News:Glidewell Laboratories Puts Out Latest Issue of Dental Implant Magazine Inclusive™ 2Health News:Glidewell Laboratories Puts Out Latest Issue of Dental Implant Magazine Inclusive™ 3Health News:Glidewell Laboratories Puts Out Latest Issue of Dental Implant Magazine Inclusive™ 4Health News:HIV Rates Rise in S. Florida, Harbor Village Comments on Health News Florida's Recent Article 2Health News:HIV Rates Rise in S. Florida, Harbor Village Comments on Health News Florida's Recent Article 3
... the one-year,anniversary of the Smoke-free Illinois Act, prohibiting smoking ... completely smoke-free,apartment building, AMLI 900 is catering to those ... 900 S. Clark St. in the South Loop, this,luxury ... AMLI,s Breatheasy(TM) program strictly prohibits smoking ...
... N.J., Jan. 12 In conjunction with its fourth quarter 2008 earnings release ... (NYSE: CVD ) is pleased to invite you to listen to ... on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. ET., What: ... Presentation, ...
... to do in a sagging economy? Not necessarily the quick ... the country,s leading plastic surgeons.Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug ... safety concerns regarding the use of dermal fillers. Although the ... the nasolabial fold (the creases running from the nose to ...
... healthcare providers, patients and their families may not understand ... DNR (do not resuscitate) ordersHARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 12 ... Safety Authority in part show that healthcare providers, patients ... meanings and consequences of living wills and DNR (do ...
... Sam,s Club is hosting a,Pharmacy Challenge and Savings Checkup ... can check prices on their prescriptions and,over-the-counter medications against ... price on branded prescriptions. Membership is not,required to ... "Your Healthy Year" promotes a variety of ways ...
... researchers have used a new strategy to study inherited susceptibility for ... of genes that may play a key role in controlling this susceptibility. ... genes in human cancers. , ... (PRWEB) January 12, 2009 -- ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chicago's First Smoke-Free Apartment Building Thriving in South Loop 2Health News:Dr. Sherrell Aston Addresses the Popularity of Dermal Fillers and Possible Long Term Side Effects 2Health News:Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Releases December Advisory 2Health News:Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Releases December Advisory 3Health News:Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Releases December Advisory 4Health News:Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Releases December Advisory 5Health News:Sam's Club(R) Hosts Pharmacy Challenge 2Health News:UCSF Researchers Use New Tools to Move in on Cancer Susceptibility Genes 2Health News:UCSF Researchers Use New Tools to Move in on Cancer Susceptibility Genes 3Health News:UCSF Researchers Use New Tools to Move in on Cancer Susceptibility Genes 4
(Date:7/30/2015)... BURLINGAME, Calif. , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company ... property covering Cleave,s lead molecule CB-5083. ... quinazolines as inhibitors of p97," U.S. 9,062,026, allows ... CB-5083, a first-in-class, highly selective oral inhibitor of ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic ... quarter fiscal year 2015 financial results after the market ... call will follow on the same day at 4:30 ... President and Chief Executive Officer, and Rick Eiswirth ...
(Date:7/30/2015)...   HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the ... revenue of $73.6 million for the quarter ended ... the quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Currency fluctuations ... nine percentage points, during the three months ended ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Alimera Sciences To Release Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 2HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 2HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 3HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 4HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 5HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 6HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 7HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 8HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 9HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 10HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 11HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 12HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 13HeartWare International Reports $73.6 Million In Second Quarter 2015 Revenue, Driven By Strong Global Unit Growth 14
... , , NEW YORK, ... customizable webcasting and streaming media solutions and services, will ... Midwest Chapter Event: September Education Program to a virtual ... presentation by Disney Destinations for the leading organization of ...
... , , , Timing is ... , ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 1 Trauma patients who sustain ... they arrive at the emergency department. A review article published in ... Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) explains that trauma patients who ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Stream57 to Webcast PCMA Midwest Chapter Meeting Live on Sept. 30th 2Trauma 411: Prolonged Surgery Should be Avoided in Certain Cases 2Trauma 411: Prolonged Surgery Should be Avoided in Certain Cases 3
... CELL-DYN 3200 sets a benchmark of ... scatter for WBC, RBC, PLT and ... the needs of today's laboratory. The ... differential analysis, automated sample handling, comprehensive ...
... Point-of-Care Data Networking is hospital bedside ... data networking. In seconds, point of ... transferred from nursing stations throughout the ... instantly available to laboratory staff and ...
... QuickVue In-Line Strep A Test allows for the ... from patient throat swab specimens. , ,QuickVue In-Line ... is the first strep A test waived under ... procedure allow testing to take place at the ...
... InstaCheck® Menopause Predictor Test is an in ... FSH in urine. Changes in FSH levels ... symptoms associated with stages of menopause. The ... obtain a visual, qualitative result and is ...
Medicine Products: