Monthly Archives: March 2013

105 Children in the US died of Flu last season, 90% of those were not vaccinated

The Flu season is starting to wind down in the Northern Hemisphere with the US reporting that 105 children have died as a direct result of the flu virus. These recent figures are about average for the US, even though the flu

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HPA voices concerns over drug-resistant super swine flu virus (H1N1pdm09)

The UK’s HPA (Health Protection Agency) has voiced concerns over a new drug resistant strain of swine flu. The H1N1 or swine flu virus is usually treated with Tamiflu (oseltamivir) however this new strain of the virus renders the drug “powerless”. This new strain

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