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Thu., Sept. 10, 2009, 4:07 p.m.
Washington tops swine flu rate among students
Washington has the highest incidence of swine flu among college students — nearly triple the rate of Georgia, the next highest state, an American College Health Association report said Thursday.
Wed., Sept. 9, 2009
Region in brief: Three more H1N1 cases confirmed at Gonzaga
Three more Gonzaga University students were confirmed Tuesday to be infected with swine flu, bringing the number of cases on the Spokane campus to four. The first case of the …
Tue., Sept. 8, 2009, 1:39 p.m.
Keep Tamiflu for the truly sick, feds say
ATLANTA — The medicines Tamiflu and Relenza should only be used to treat people who are sick with swine flu and at high risk for complications, according to new federal …
Tue., Sept. 8, 2009
Fewer WSU students report flu
PULLMAN – A swine flu outbreak at Washington State University that is suspected of sickening more at least 2,200 students may be tapering off, a campus health official said Monday. …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2009
The vitals on swine flu
On June 11, the World Health Organization raised the worldwide pandemic alert level in response to the ongoing global spread of the novel influenza A (H1N1) virus, aka swine flu. …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2009
2,000-plus sick at WSU
More than 2,000 Washington State University students have been sickened by swine flu during the first two weeks of classes, school health officials said. The outbreak of H1N1 influenza prompted …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2009
In twist, illness proves more fatal in older youths
Swine flu continues to upend conventional findings on influenza. The H1N1 virus appears to be more deadly for schoolage children than babies and toddlers, the Centers for Disease Control and …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2009
Colombia’s Uribe has swine flu
BOGOTA, Colombia – President Alvaro Uribe has the swine flu, and officials are contacting other South American governments whose leaders attended a summit last week with the Colombian leader, authorities …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2009
CDC forum addresses H1N1 flu prevention
Spokane would reject any heavy-handed mass vaccination campaign against the swine flu, people told the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a meeting Saturday. Health officials are preparing …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2009
Society’s ills: Three health catastrophies offer swine flu clues
On Monday, the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology estimated that half the U.S. population could come down with swine flu, and 90,000 victims could end up dead. …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2009
Resident’s death linked to swine flu
A Spokane man in his 50s has died of complications from H1N1 influenza, aka swine flu – the second such death in the county. The contagious virus has hospitalized seven …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009
Extensive flu outbreak is expected at WSU
Washington State University doctors anticipate the H1N1 influenza virus will sweep across its Pullman campus within the next several weeks as about 18,000 students start classes. The university’s Health and …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2009, 11:11 a.m.
Flu shots now available at health district
Seasonal flu shots are now available through the Spokane Regional Health District by appointment, and officials are recommending the shots prior to flu season, which could come as early as …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2009, 1 a.m.
Federal efforts target H1N1
WASHINGTON – Government health officials are mobilizing to launch a massive swine flu vaccination campaign this fall that is unprecedented in its scope – and in its potential for complications. …
Wed., Aug. 19, 2009
Schools ready flu-fighting tools
The swine flu may appear less frequently in the headlines these days, but it’s at the front of educators’ minds as the first day of school approaches. School officials throughout …
Tue., Aug. 18, 2009, 1:06 p.m.
Logjam could delay some swine flu shots
Faced with an unexpected delay, health officials are trying to counter new problems with swine flu vaccine production including a logjam at factories that put the precious liquid into syringes.
Thu., Aug. 13, 2009
Swine flu cases rise in Iraq
BAGHDAD – There have been 67 confirmed cases of swine flu among American troops in Iraq with dozens more suspected, Iraqi officials said Wednesday, making U.S. soldiers the single largest …
Wed., Aug. 12, 2009
World in brief: Arias quarantined with swine flu
San Jose, Costa Rica – Nobel Peace laureate and Costa Rican President Oscar Arias said Tuesday that he has swine flu, showing that not even a head of state is …
Tue., July 28, 2009
County reports swine flu death
Spokane County reported its first swine flu death Monday, as public health officials prepare for the possibility of widespread infections this fall. Tests confirmed Monday that a woman in her …
Mon., July 27, 2009, 5:39 p.m.
Swine flu death brings warnings for fall
Spokane County reported its first death from the so-called swine flu Monday, as public health officials prepare for the possibility of widespread infections this fall.