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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 03:39:11 GMT

ABC Online

Flu season: Why it's been a particularly bad year for influenza
ABC Online
This year, the number of laboratory-confirmed flu virus infections began rising earlier than usual and hit historic highs in some Australian states. If you have been part of any gathering this winter, this is probably not news. States in the south-east ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:59:33 GMT

The Conversation AU

This may not be the 'biggest flu season on record', but it is a big one – here are some possible reasons
The Conversation AU
This year, the number of laboratory-confirmed influenza (flu) virus infections began rising earlier than usual and hit historic highs in some Australian states. If you have been part of any gathering this winter, this is probably not news. States in ...

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 02:55:57 GMT

Australian Ageing Agenda

Government moves to make flu jab compulsory for residential care staff
Australian Ageing Agenda
In a joint statement on Sunday, Minister for Health Greg Hunt and Minister for Aged Care Key Wyatt said Australia's chief medical officer Professor Brendan Murphy would look at ways to boost vaccination rates among residential aged care workers ...

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Sat, 06 Jan 2018 11:24:34 GMT

The Guardian

'Australian flu': spread prompts handshake ban in Northern Ireland churches
The Guardian
A statement form the office of Bishop Noel Treanor said: “Having received medical advice concerning the increasing risk and impact of Australian flu, the diocese of Down and Connor has decided to reactivate … precautionary measures originally ...

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:21:15 GMT

The Mercury

Swine flu hits state hard with surge in number of cases
The Mercury
H1N1 viruses have continued to circulate since the pandemic and this year's flu season is the first since 2009 that H1N1 has been the predominant flu in the US. Symptoms of H1N1 include a fever – a temperature over 38°C, cough, sore throat, aches and ...

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:05:23 GMT

Daily Mail

Dreaded Aussie flu heading towards Britain could kill as many people as the Hong Kong pandemic of 1968, public ...
Daily Mail
This transformation is called an 'antigenic shift' if it's large enough, and can lead to a pandemic. This was responsible for the swine flu outbreak in 2009. The Aussie flu is transforming quickly, but not fast enough for experts to describe it as a ...

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:25:30 GMT

Fox News

Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage
Fox News
Flu and its complications kill thousands of Americans every year. The elderly, young children and pregnant women are especially at risk. When a new "swine flu" strain emerged in 2009, it killed 56 U.S. pregnant women that year, according to the CDC ...
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What to know about a study of flu vaccine and miscarriageWashington Post
Association of spontaneous abortion with receipt of inactivated influenza vaccine containing H1N1pdm09 in 2010–11 ...ScienceDirect.com

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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:01:39 GMT

The Weekly Times

Avian influenza outbreak: Chink in flu control
The Weekly Times
In 2014, Victoria's health management plan for pandemic influenza recommended anyone handling pigs and poultry be routinely vaccinated with seasonal influenza vaccine to reduce the risk of avian and swine flu viruses being transmitted between animals ...

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:35:48 GMT

Fox News

Flu symptoms and prevention: What you need to know
Fox News
The flu vaccine “may not be perfect but it's the best prevention that we have,” Dr. Daniel Jernigan, the director of the influenza unit at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said. Anyone at least 6 months old should get vaccinated ...

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:02:53 GMT

Fox News

Child contracts influenza virus from pig at North Dakota State Fair
Fox News
The child, and an unidentified out-of-state visitor, came into contact with the infected pig, which is not pictured here, at a fair. (iStock). A child who contracted a variant of the influenza virus after coming into contact with an infected pig at the ...

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