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Swine flu offers researchers 'natural lab', vaccine info
Swine flu offers researchers 'natural lab', vaccine info
'The Holy Grail is to create a universal vaccine that would be effective against all strains of flu," says Professor Ajit Lalvani, from...
Virus research triggers fear
Virus research triggers fear
A scientist whose work was deemed too dangerous to publish by United States bio­security advisers has revealed how he created a hybrid bird flu...
Scientist shows how he tweaked bird flu to infect humans
Scientist shows how he tweaked bird flu to infect humans
A scientist whose work was deemed too dangerous to publish by US biosecurity advisers revealed for the first time on Tuesday how he created a...
Swine flu's risk very real for children, study shows
Swine flu's risk very real for children, study shows
A study published in the Lancet medical journal shows that infants were most at risk in last year's swine flu outbreak and there was an...
WHO declares swine flu pandemic is over
WHO declares swine flu pandemic is over
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday announced the end of the swine flu pandemic, more than a year after the disease began spreading...
'Serious mistake' to dismiss swine flu, warn experts
'Serious mistake' to dismiss swine flu, warn experts
Infectious disease experts on Tuesday warned health professionals that it would be a "serious mistake" to dismiss swine flu because of the...
One year on, Mexico still recovering from swine flu
One year on, Mexico still recovering from swine flu
When tiny Mexican Edgar Hernandez fell sick one year ago, he became a worldwide sensation.
WHO pandemic probe focuses on role of internet
WHO pandemic probe focuses on role of internet
The internet had a disruptive impact on the handling of the flu pandemic by fanning speculation and rumours, officials said as a world health probe...
WHO admits shortcomings in handling flu pandemic
WHO admits shortcomings in handling flu pandemic
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday conceded shortcomings in its handling of the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, including a failure to...
Minister warns of World Cup swine flu 'nightmare'
Minister warns of World Cup swine flu 'nightmare'
Swine flu will be one of the Health Department's "biggest nightmares" during the 2010 Soccer World Cup, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said in...
Swine flu warning ahead of World Cup
Swine flu warning ahead of World Cup
South Africans should not be complacent about swine flu ahead of the Soccer World Cup as it remains a grave worldwide health threat, Netcare Travel...
Seven confirmed cases of swine flu in SA
Seven confirmed cases of swine flu in SA
Three more people were diagnosed with swine flu in South Africa over the weekend, pushing the country's number of cases to seven, the Health...

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