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Swine Flu

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  • "The Doctors" flu episode to feature LVHN

     
    An episode of CBS's “The Doctors,” focusing on the flu outbreak will feature Lehigh Valley Health Network physicians, staff and patients when it airs at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Dr. Jim Sears, co-host of the Emmy award-winning show, visited Lehigh...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Too soon for the flu?

    Too soon for the flu?
    It's time to get your flu shot. Or is it? The answer to that question depends on whom you ask. The sign in the pharmacy window might suggest flu season is already here, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging everyone at least 6...
  • Indiana State Fair officials dismiss swine over influenza concerns

    Indiana State Fair officials dismiss swine over influenza concerns
    State Fair officials dismissed all animals from the Swine Barn following concerns over swine flu Monday. The Board of Animal Health recommended dismissing the animals one day earlier than scheduled after six pigs in the 4-H show developed temperatures...
  • Health Department: 14 Hoosiers test positive for swine flu

    Health Department: 14 Hoosiers test positive for swine flu
    More than a dozen cases of swine flu have been reported in Indiana and that number could go up in the coming days. The State Health Department said Tuesday that 14 people have tested positive for the flu in six Indiana counties. The Bloomington Herald...
  • New strain of swine flu infected 29 people in the U.S. this year

    New strain of swine flu infected 29 people in the U.S. this year
    Don't touch that pig! Health officials have seen an uptick in cases of a new strain of swine flu in humans. According to the latest flu report published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 people have been infected with a new...
  • Swine flu cases total 113, Department of Health confirms

    Swine flu cases total 113, Department of Health confirms
    More than 100 Hoosiers now have confirmed cases of the swine flu, and the Indiana Department of Health expects that number to keep growing.   In all, 113 cases have now been confirmed in 18 counties across Indiana. There are still no confirmed cases in...
  • Bird flu has mutated and is killing baby seals, scientists discover

    Bird flu has mutated and is killing baby seals, scientists discover
    A new strain of avian flu that jumped from birds to mammals is responsible for the death of more than 160 seals off the New England coast last year, scientists announced Tuesday. The virus could theoretically pose a threat to human health, they said....
  • Swine flu found in pigs at Monroe County Fair

    Swine flu found in pigs at Monroe County Fair
    Monroe County Fair officials broke the news to 4-Hers and their families Tuesday, July 31.  Vets have been checking the health of every pig at this year's fair.  Some pigs are being sent home after showing signs of the Swine Flu. The threat of Swine...
  • Pigs at state fair getting extra checkups for swine flu

    Pigs at state fair getting extra checkups for swine flu
    Pigs arriving at the Indiana State Fairgrounds this week had their temperatures taken before being allowed out of their trailers, after cases of swine flu at county fairs. There were four confirmed cases of swine flu in people at the La Porte County...
  • CDC confirms case of swine influenza in Indiana

    CDC confirms case of swine influenza in Indiana
    The Center for Disease and Control reported Friday 12 additional human infections with swine influenza A (H3N2) was confirmed in three states, including Indiana. One case was reported in Hawaii, 10 cases in Ohio and one in Indiana. The CDC said all...
  • Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu

    Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu
    Illinois State Fair organizers are equipping the Springfield fairgrounds with extra hand-washing stations and cautionary signs to keep an emerging swine flu strain at bay. State public health officials on Thursday confirmed Illinois' first case, a...