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2009 A/H1N1 Flu outbreak

Suspected A/H1N1 flu case reported in S China's Guangdong

The health authorities of southern China's Guangdong Province reported a new suspected A/H1N1 influenza case early Wednesday. Full story

A/H1N1 influenza

A/H1N1 flu in humans

The symptoms and transmission of the A/H1N1 flu from human to human is much like seasonal flu, commonly fever, lethargy, lack of appetite and coughing.

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People quarantined over A/H1N1 in Beijing school discharged

2009-07-07 13:28:14 GMT Xinhua English Most of the people, who were quarantined due to close contact with the seven students diagnosed with A/H1N1 flu at the Nanhu Zhongyuan Primary School, were discharged after medical observation during the past week. The Nanhu Zhongyuan Primary School in Beijing's Chaoyang was closed after seven students were confirmed as A/H1N1 flu cases on July 1.

Flu patient died of electrocution in hospital: police

2009-07-03 09:34:49 GMT Xinhua English HANGZHOU: Police in east China's Hangzhou City confirmed Friday that electrocution was the cause of the "accidental" death of an A(H1N1) flu patient in a hospital on Wednesday.

Home service worker source of Beijing's A(H1N1) mass infection

2009-07-03 08:45:10 GMT China Daily A home service worker, who cared for a pupil from Beijing's Nanhu Zhongyuan Primary School, is believed to be the source of the city's first A(H1N1) mass infection, according to the local disease control authorities’ investigation.

China A/H1N1 flu patient dies "accidentally"

2009-07-01 15:13:02 GMT Xinhua English HANGZHOU, July 1 (Xinhua) -- An A/H1N1 flu patient died "accidentally" Wednesday in east China's Zhejiang Province, local health authorities said late Wednesday.

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China reports one more confirmed A/H1N1 flu case, totaling 59

2009-06-04 03:49:20 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, June 4 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Health reported one more confirmed A/H1N1 flu case on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections to 59 on the Chinese mainland.

9 new cases bring flu tally to 58

2009-06-04 01:51:08 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING -- Nine new cases of A(H1N1) flu were reported in south China's Guangdong Province and eastern Fujian Province on Wednesday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland to 58.

New A/H1N1 flu case reported in E China's Fujian

2009-05-30 07:54:26 GMT Xinhua English FUZHOU, May 30 (Xinhua) -- The health authorities of east China's Fujian Province reported a new suspected A/H1N1 influenza case Saturday.

Suspected A/H1N1 flu case reported in S China's Guangdong

2009-05-27 01:32:29 GMT Xinhua English GUANGZHOU, May 27 (Xinhua) -- The health authorities of southern China's Guangdong Province reported a new suspected A/H1N1 influenza case early Wednesday.

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China maintains strict quarantine amid flu threat

2009-05-07 03:24:55 GMT Xinhua English The Chinese government says it will maintain strick checks and quarantine of travellers who may have had contact with the A/HI1N1 influenza strain.

A/H1N1 flu shuts down school district

2009-04-29 09:30:18 GMT SINA.com The health department has shut down an entire school district an hour south of Austin.

Why we have virus outbreaks & how we can prevent them

2009-04-28 07:09:46 GMT SINA.com SARS, avian flu, swine flu ... each virus outbreak raises the question: What can be done? A compelling answer from virus hunter Nathan Wolfe, who's outwitting the next pandemic by staying two steps ahead: discovering new, deadly viruses where they first emerge -- passing from animals to humans among poor subsistence hunters in Africa -- and stopping them before they claim millions of lives.

A/H1N1 flu- closed captioned

2009-04-28 07:08:04 GMT SINA.com In this video, Dr. Joe Bresee with the CDC Influenza Division describes A/H1N1 flu - its signs and symptoms, how it's transmitted, medicines to treat it, steps people can take to protect themselves from it, and what people should do if they become ill.

Epidemiologist: Men three times more vulnerable to A/H1N1 flu

2009-04-29 11:38:54 GMT Xinhua English MEXICO CITY, April 28 (Xinhua) -- Men are three times more likely than women to suffer serious complications from the new strain of A/H1N1 flu that has probably killed 159 people and sickened more than 2,400 more in Mexico, an epidemiologist told Xinhua on Tuesday.

What you need to know about A/H1N1 flu

2009-04-28 02:55:42 GMT SINA.com A never-before-seen strain of A/H1N1 flu has turned killer in Mexico and is causing milder illness in the United States and elsewhere. While authorities say it's not time to panic, they are taking steps to stem the spread and also urging people to pay close attention to the latest health warnings and take their own precautions.

A/H1N1 flu factfile - Facts

2009-04-28 02:32:56 GMT SINA.com PARIS, April 28 - The facts on A/H1N1 flu:

A/H1N1 Flu: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Outbreak

2009-04-27 13:41:27 GMT SINA.com Concern that the world could be on the brink of the first influenza pandemic in more than 40 years escalated Sunday as France, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Spain reported potential new cases in which people had been infected with A/H1N1 flu and Canada confirmed several new cases.