Sep 3, 2009

Obama "Strongly" Urges Citizens Get Swine Flu Vaccine

Obama "Strongly" Urges Citizens Get Swine Flu Vaccine

President Barack Obama said the swine flu vaccine is voluntary but the government will "strongly recommend" that citizens get it.

Sep 3, 2009

Swine Flu Could Kill 90,000: White House

Swine Flu Could Kill 90,000: White House

Swine flu could infect half of the U.S. population and kill as many as 90,000.

Sep 3, 2009
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By Kate Lord

Photos: Swine Flu Outbreak Worldwide

Swine flu cases are erupting worldwide. The WHO raised the alert level to a phase... See Full Gallery

Sep 25, 2009

Kiss Off: Stanford Ditches Longtime Tradition

Kiss Off: Stanford Ditches Longtime Tradition

There will be no kissing under the full moon at Stanford this year -- at least not officially.

Jan 8, 2010

H1N1 Gets Schooled

H1N1 Gets Schooled

A Virginia county sets an example by vaccinating children for H1N1 in school.

Nov 26, 2009

Teen Blames Swine Flu Shot for Knocking Him Off His Feet

Teen Blames Swine Flu Shot for Knocking Him Off His Feet

A 14-year-old's paralysis may have been an H1N1 vaccine side effect.

Nov 22, 2009

Sunday H1N1 Flu Clinics

Sunday H1N1 Flu Clinics

Montgomery County and Alexandria are offering the vaccine today.

Nov 21, 2009

H1N1 Clinics Open Saturday in DC, Va.

H1N1 Clinics Open Saturday in DC, Va.

In Fairfax, they can vaccinate a maximum of 12,000 people.

Nov 9, 2009

Va. Swine Flu Clinics: Older Kids Welcome Too

Va. Swine Flu Clinics: Older Kids Welcome Too

The H1N1 clinics in Fairfax will be open Nov. 10 and 12.

Nov 5, 2009

Employee Absences Close Catholic School

Employee Absences Close Catholic School

The latest area school to close because of flu isn't closing because sick students or even because of sick faculty and staff.

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