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Have flu outbreaks changed your perception of life insurance?

Fears of another global flu pandemic are rife amongst the world’s leading health experts. Many have believe that it’s only a matter of time until a strain of the influenza virus that is immune to the current crop of vaccines appears. If

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Swine flu vacine Pandemrix raises risk of narcolepsy in children

New research suggests that the swine flu jab given to hundreds of thousands of children in the UK can increase the risk of developing the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Health officials have expressed concern over the figures that show for every 55,000 doses

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Swine Flu H1N1 deaths in China mark the first deadly cases in Beijing since 2010

Chinese state media has reported that two Chinese women have died in the capital in the past 10 days from the Swine flu H1N1 virus. The two cases mark the first deaths from the virus in the capital since 2010. According to a

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Flu experts warn of H1N1 (Swine Flu) strain resistant to Tamiflu

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, the flu season has just started. For those down under they are just wrapping it up as the sun begins to shine.  However flu experts are now warning of a new strain of H1N1

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Britain on alert for Killer “Super Flu”

According to leading Flu experts, the UK should be on alert for a a new strain killer flu which could spread to ­Britain within 24 hours. They have gone as far as to dub it as “one of the biggest

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Swine flu breath test could save needless vaccinations

A new breath test which measures the immunity to swine flu (H1N1) could ease future shortages of the vaccine by identifying those who already have the strain. The test measures biomolecules which body produces in response to the virus. A

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Research suggests that half of UK population had swine flu during pandemic

Research suggest that almost half of the population may have caught swine flu during the 2009 / 2010 pandemic – although many of those who had shown positive test results didn’t realise it. Bloods taken from over 1,600 Britons after

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