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Web Exclusive: Lack of Paid Sick Days Let H1N1 Spread, Group Says
Of the 26 million Americans age 18 or older who were infected by the H1N1 flu in 2009, more than a quarter of them may...
Web Exclusive: Report Questions Whether Nation is Prepared for H1N1 Emergency
The H1N1 flu outbreak has exposed serious gaps in the nation's ability to respond to public health emergencies and the...
Hospitals north of Boston set limits to curb flu's spread
Several hospitals in the Boston area are modifying their visitation rules in response to the spread of H1N1 and...
Rapid influenza tests often fail to detect H1N1
Although still used in doctors' offices and emergency departments, "rapid influenza diagnostic tests"...
Flu outrunning vaccine, experts say
Two state and city public health officials briefing Congress said they don't expect to have enough pandemic-flu vaccine...
Web Exclusive: Surgical Masks Work As Well as N95 Respirators Against Influenza, Study Says
Despite concerns about shortages, cost, and practicality of N95 respirators recommended by the CDC to protect...
Web Exclusive: HHS, ED Docs Provide H1N1 Guidelines to Public
Guidelines to help the public determine whether or not their H1N1 symptoms warrant a trip to the emergency room were...
Shortage of flu vaccines leaves healthcare workers vulnerable
Tens of thousands of California healthcare workers are scrambling to get vaccinated for the H1N1 flu. Federal...
Web Exclusive: Nurses Protest H1N1 Respirator Mask Shortage
The American Nurses Association has complained to the CDC about shortages of protective respirator masks for nurses...
Swine flu: Worst-case outbreak could severely strain hospitals
All 214 Illinois hospitals have been toiling since April to ready themselves in case the H1N1 virus sickens a large...