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  • Mon., May 18, 2009, 4:06 p.m.

    Two more kids test positive for swine flu

    Two children — one each from Spokane and Coeur d’Alene — are the latest to test positive for the H1N1 influenza virus, also called swine flu.

  • Mon., May 18, 2009

    Educator is NYC’s first swine flu death

    NEW YORK – A school assistant principal who was sick for several days with swine flu on Sunday became the city’s first death linked to the virus and the nation’s …

  • Sun., May 17, 2009

    Swine flu confirmed in New York jail

    NEW YORK – The swine flu virus continues spreading in New York City – closing more schools and showing up in a jail – while the disease also reached farther …

  • Sat., May 16, 2009

    Swine flu travels fast in nation

    WASHINGTON – The new swine flu virus is spreading rapidly around the United States and more than half of the states are reporting unusually high levels of flu-like illness at …

  • Wed., May 13, 2009, 3:54 p.m.

    Confirmed swine flu cases in Wash. jump to 236

    State officials say 236 cases of swine flu have been confirmed in Washington, including the first case in Lewis County.

  • Mon., May 11, 2009, 4:27 p.m.

    Third case of swine flu confirmed in Spokane

    A Spokane girl who attends Mountain Side Middle School has become the third person from Spokane to fall ill with the swine-origin influenza A virus.

  • Mon., May 11, 2009, 3:06 p.m.

    Second case of swine flu confirmed in Idaho

    The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says an 13-year-old Ada County girl has the state’s second confirmed case of swine flu.

  • Sat., May 9, 2009, 9:29 p.m.

    Snohomish County man dies of swine flu

    SEATTLE — Washington state health officials say a man in his 30s is the first person in the state to die from what appears to be complications of swine flu.

  • Tue., May 5, 2009, 11:18 a.m.

    CDC confirms 1 case of swine flu in Spokane

    The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed nine cases of swine flu in Washington state, including one in Spokane County.

  • Mon., May 4, 2009, 8:03 a.m.

    Leading U.S. health expert urging cautious approach

    A leading U.S. health expert said Monday that while “there are encouraging signs” of a leveling off in the severity of the swine flu threat, it’s still too early to …

  • Mon., May 4, 2009

    CDC confirms one swine flu case in Idaho

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a 60-year-old Kootenai County woman has been infected with H1N1 flu.

  • Mon., May 4, 2009

    Flu virus now seen as on par with norm

    WASHINGTON – Federal health authorities see “encouraging signs” the new flu outbreak is not as severe as many feared when much of the attention toward “swine flu,” now called the …

  • Sun., May 3, 2009, 4:12 p.m.

    CDC confirms Kootenai flu case

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a 60-year-old Kootenai County woman has been infected with H1N1 flu.

  • Sat., May 2, 2009

    Experts divided over severity of swine flu

    WASHINGTON – More than a month into the swine flu outbreak that has now affected 13 countries, medical experts are wondering aloud whether the contagious disease will ever become the …

  • Sat., May 2, 2009

    Flu wallops Mexican tourism

    ACAPULCO, Mexico – Acapulco’s mayor is telling tourists from Mexico City to go home, and residents are stoning their cars. Cancun’s hotels are pleading for visitors to fill their empty …

  • Sat., May 2, 2009

    Child likely second victim of swine flu

    Health officials say a 5-year-old at Sheridan Elementary School is the second person in Spokane with a probable case of swine flu. The child, the son of a Spokane man …

  • Fri., May 1, 2009, 11:13 a.m.

    CDC: New virus lacks genes of 1918 killer flu

    The new swine flu virus lacks genes that made the 1918 pandemic strain so deadly, a U.S. health official said Friday.

  • Fri., May 1, 2009, 9:10 a.m.

    Developments on swine flu worldwide

    Key developments on swine flu outbreaks, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and government officials.

  • Fri., May 1, 2009, 7:45 a.m.

    Most states have fewer drugs than feds suggest

    With a swine flu outbreak spreading across the nation, more than half the states have yet to stockpile the number of flu-treatment doses recommended by the federal government, an Associated …

  • Fri., May 1, 2009

    Northwest swine flu cases climb as officials urge caution

    Kootenai County reported its first probable swine flu case Thursday, a woman in her 60s who recently traveled to Texas. Idaho health officials said she is recovering from the viral …




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