Swine Flu No Longer A Major Threat To Usa

Swine flu no longer a major threat to USA

Most people are immune to the H1N1 flu virus that caused last season's pandemic, health officials report Tuesday.

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    The death toll in China's bird flu crisis stood at 10 on Friday, as Hong Kong authorities announced plans to test all poultry imported from the mainland. More
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  • Coronavirus exposes flaws with EU’s infectious disease agency
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