With tag: swine_flu
Health Officials Recommend Flu Shots
By Nina Keck
2009 and early 2010, more than 18-thousand people died worldwide after
contracting swine flu. Like the Spanish influenza outbreak of 1918,
the H1N1 virus took an especially hard toll on young people. Because of that, Vermont health officials are recommending that just about
everyone get a flu vaccination.
NH Average In Swine Flu Vaccination Rate
New Hampshire's public health director says he is pleased with the
state's swine flu vaccination rate but there is room for improvement.
Vermont Mask Company Lays Off 35
A Vermont company that makes protective masks for health care
workers and emergency responders has laid off 35 employees as the spread of
swine flu has declined.
NH Exceeds Goal For Swine Flu Vaccinations
New Hampshire public health officials says
almost half the state's population is now protected from the swine flu, making
it much less likely that there will be another widespread outbreak.
NH Offering Swine Flu Shots At Pharmacies
New Hampshire's Health Department says the swine flu vaccine is now
being offered at pharmacies and at clinics organized by businesses and
12 Flu Shot Clinics This Week
Vermonters have a chance to get vaccinated against the swine flu
this week, with 12 public clinics being held around the state. A large walk-in clinic will be held Friday
afternoon at Burlington City
Vt. Begins Offering Swine Flu Vaccine To All
The Vermont Health Department says it has
enough swine flu vaccine for anyone over aged 6 months who would like to be
vaccinated against the H1N1 flu.
Public Flu Clinics Scheduled
Vermonters most at risk for complications
from the swine flu are urged to get vaccinated.
Vt. Health Dept. Says Flu Waning, Still A Threat
Health commissioner says the swine flu outbreak appears to be waning in the
state. But Dr. Wendy
Davis says the incidence of H1N1 swine flu is still widespread and there are
still many people at high risk of complications who have not been vaccinated.
NH has 7th swine flu-related death
A New Hampshire woman has died of complications related to swine flu,
bringing the total number of such deaths in the state to seven.
EMTs Authorized To Give Flu Vaccine
Health Department says more than 700 licensed emergency medical technicians
across the state are eligible to administer the H1N1 flu vaccine.
Schumer: Crack Down On Phony Flu Products
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling for a crackdown on what he says are phony pills, gloves, inhalers, masks, shampoos and even air fresheners sold on the Internet as remedies for swine flu.
Vermont Reports Its First Swine Flu Death
Vermont health officials haven't released any details about the person who
died, other than to say it was an adult with a serious underlying condition.