Tag Archives: Flu pandemic

Bird Flu Found Again

Health workers in Nepal are set to slaughter thousands of chickens following the discovery of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the  southeastern part of that Himalayan country today. They had sent samples to London for testing and it was confirmed … Continue reading

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Hand Washing and Masks Proven to Slash Spread of Flu

A new study found up to a 75 percent reduction in flu-like illness over the study period with hand hygiene and surgical masks, said Allison Aiello, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. The … Continue reading

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WHO Claims – A Matter of Time for New Pandemic Flu

The World Health Organization claims it is a matter of time only for a new flu pandemic to arrive. The are urging the international community to step up efforts to fight any future pandemics. Health experts converged in Mexico this week to … Continue reading

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