(AP) -- Vaccine makers said this month they plan to make a record amount of flu vaccine for this fall and winter - enough for more than half the population. It's just not clear all those people will need it.
The World Health Organisation had problems handling the swine flu epidemic, but there was no evidence it tried to boost vaccine makers, the UN body's member countries agreed on Friday.
A global treaty on the harvesting of genetic resources will probably be ratified by July 2012, the UN executive secretary on biological diversity said Tuesday.
More people in Britain died after contracting swine flu last winter, with most deaths among young and middle-aged adults, than during the pandemic a year earlier, official figures showed on Wednesday.
A collaboration between BBSRC and STFC-funded scientists has been using a new form of low energy microscopy to observe how poxviruses interact with components inside live cells. Genetically modified fowlpox viruses have been ...
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital report in The Lancet on the use of a new treatment concept to combat severe swine flu. One of the very sick patients, being cared for with a heart-lung ...
Moscow and two other cities shut their schools for a week Saturday and urged children not to play in groups in a bid to stamp out the worst flu outbreak to hit central Russia in more than a decade.
Authorities in Mexico's Chihuahua state along the US border announced preventive health measures Sunday to stanch a return of an H1N1 epidemic after four people recently died of the virus.
South Korea on Sunday confirmed two fresh outbreaks of bird flu near its capital despite major efforts to stem its spread.
(AP) -- Government officials are investigating an apparent increase in fever-related seizures in young children after they got a flu shot.