Archive for the ‘GRIPE SUINA gripe A (H1N1) FLU’ Category

Three new cases of swine flu in UK

April 29, 2009

Governments worry as swine flu claims more lives and spreads further across the globe. See more in pictures #mc_6col .vertical_promo_HPT .module_headline { background:none !important; padding-left:0px; } .blog_headline .synpTtl { width:460px !important; margin-bottom:0px; } .GalleryControls { width:450px; } .GalleryNextButton, .GalleryPrevButton{ text-align:right; float:right; } .GalleryNextButton { margin:0 10px; } .vertical_promo_HPT { width:450px; _width:470px; border:3px solid #EDEDED; padding:10px […]

Obama pide 1.500 millones para medicinas contra la gripe

April 28, 2009

La nueva partida irá destinada a la provisión de fármacos contra la gripe porcina. (Imagen: REUTERS) Obama ha pedido una partida adicional para aprovisionar fármacos contra la enfermedad y reforzar las tareas de supervisión. El virus afecta ya al menos a 64 personas en el país. La OMS dice que cuando se verifique que en […]

El fantasma de la ‘gripe española’

April 28, 2009

La pandemia acabó en 1918 con cuatro veces más muertos que la Gran Guerra JAVIER SAMPEDRO – Madrid – 28/04/2009 La I Guerra Mundial terminó en 1918 con nueve millones de muertos. La gripe española de ese mismo año acabó con la vida de 40 millones de personas. Fue la peor de las tres epidemias […]

Ministério da Saúde acompanha 11 casos suspeitos de gripe suína no Brasil, dois no Rio

April 28, 2009

Publicada em 27/04/2009 às 23h25m O GloboAgências internacionais Comentários RIO – O Ministério da Saúde informou, em nota divulgada na noite desta segunda-feira , que está monitorando o estado de saúde de 11 pessoas que vieram recentemente de países afetados pela gripe suína causada pelo vírus H1N1, que já matou pelo menos 20 pessoas no […]

Swine Flu Epidemic Enters Dangerous New Phase

April 28, 2009

Global Concern About Possible Pandemic Surges E. EDUARDO CASTILLO, Associated Press Writers POSTED: 6:55 am EDT April 27, 2009UPDATED: 1:36 am EDT April 28, 2009 MEXICO CITY — The swine flu epidemic entered a dangerous new phase Monday as the death toll climbed in Mexico and the number of suspected cases there and in the […]

Will A Mask Protect Against Swine Flu?

April 28, 2009

Masks Best For Containing Coughs, Sneezes POSTED: 3:12 pm EDT April 27, 2009 As reports spread of a new influenza strain that could become a pandemic, people in the U.S. began to wonder if they would need to take precautions that helped stem the spread of SARS a few years ago: surgical masks in public.While […]

World battles to curb deadly flu strain

April 28, 2009

World battles to curb deadly Mexico flu strain By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Governments around the world took steps Tuesday to curb the spread of a new strain of flu that has killed up to 149 people in Mexico in a couple of weeks and spread to Europe and possibly Asia. In Asia, […]

Md. Braces For Swine Flu With New Command Center

April 28, 2009

ReportingKelly McPherson BALTIMORE (WJZ) ― numSlides of totalImages The number of cases of swine flu appears to be growing in the US. Another five probable cases were identified in New Jersey. There are no cases yet in Maryland, but precautions are being taken. Kelly McPherson explains what the state is doing and what you need […]

As flu hits, holes in W.H. health team

April 28, 2009

The Obama administration declared a “public health emergency” Sunday to confront the swine flu — but is heading into its first medical outbreak without a secretary of Health and Human Services or appointees in any of the department’s 19 key posts. President Barack Obama has not yet chosen a surgeon general or the head of […]

World closer to swine flu pandemic

April 27, 2009

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A new virus has killed up to 149 people in Mexico and the World Health Organization moved closer on Monday to declaring it the first flu pandemic in 40 years as more people were infected in the United States and Europe. The WHO raised its pandemic alert level for the swine […]