swine flu

Influenza vaccine sit in a basket at a University Medical Center. ( File photo. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Heat Blamed For Spray Vaccine’s Failure Against Swine Flu

The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu — fragile doses got too warm.


Boy gets vaccinated for swine flu. (credit: Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: 5-Fold Increase Of Cases Involving New Swine Flu Strain

Officials say there’s been a five-fold increase of cases of a new strain of swine flu that spreads from pigs to people.


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CDC Issues Fair Warning About Pig Flu

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) –  It’s the season for state and county fairs, and health officials are reminding fair goers to be careful around pigs because of a new flu spreading from the animals to people. Officials say […]