Although both Obama and Gordon Brown assure us they are well prepared to deal with an outbreak of Swine Flu, I am always happier to take proactive action myself and there are some simple measures we can all take. They are not guaranteed to prevent you getting it, but they will certainly help. Read..
Birds have had passed the flu back and forth among them selves for at least as long as humans have been sharing it among themselves. It wasn't until 1997 that the first person contracted the flu from a bird and died from it. Read..
Colds and flu are probably the most commonly seen conditions by physicians in general or family practice. Read..
Every winter, there are many reasons to worry about the flu. This year we are doing the same thing, but to an even greater extent. Read..
A bird flu pandemic is going to be a great disruption and test of humanity, but even more so to people who are mentally challenged, whether mentally retarded (MR) or who have psychiatric mental/emotional disorders. Read..
"In any given year, only about 20 percent of the population will get sick with the flu."
"Health Canada now recommends the flu shot for pregnant women in their second and third trimesters." Read..
The results of a government-funded study show that very high doses of an avian influenza vaccine, supplied by Sanofi-Aventis, are needed to produce an immune response that should guard against the virus. Read..
Flu can affect 10 to 30 percent of the U.S. population each winter. The flu virus can linger in the air for as long as three hours. Read..