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Consortium makes preparations in case of swine flu outbreak

...SITKA - While there so far have been no cases of the H1N1 (swine) flu in Alaska, the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium...of our patients are developing the symptoms of the H1N1 (swine) flu. If you have any flu symptoms - fever, body aches...
SEARHC honors National Influenza Vaccination Week

...critical time in the fight against this year's novel H1N1 (swine) flu breakout. Since the first case was diagnosed in April...When supplies are in stock, SEARHC now is making H1N1 (swine) flu vaccine available for all of its patients. Previously...
POW cases remind that H1N1 flu remains active in Southeast

...laboratory-confirmed cases of novel H1N1 (swine) flu, including one that required...Laboratory-confirmed cases of H1N1 (swine) flu only give a partial picture of...Updated information on the novel H1N1 (swine) flu can be found at www.pandemicflu...
Swine flu continues spread in Alaska

...including one new case in Juneau among Southeast Alaska's five new ones. Alaska's first official cases of the H1N1 swine flu was in Fairbanks in May, and with most of the state's early cases concentrated in the Interior. Southeast and the...
Fourth case of swine flu confirmed in Alaska

...Health and Social Services officials said Friday that a sample taken May 15 has been tested and confirmed as the novel H1N1 swine flu virus. State officials had earlier announced the first case on May 28, also of a sample taken earlier. Three of...
Alaska hires new top doctor

...of office. Hurlburt said he expects his most pressing duty will be ensuring the state is prepared to respond to the H1N1 swine flu outbreak, if need be, but then to also find ways to deal with some of Alaska's ongoing public health issues...
Bartlett lifts visitation suspension in OB unit person. The suspension was put in place Tuesday after one obstetrics patient developed symptoms consistent with H1N1 swine flu. The patient was isolated and has since been released.
No beds for flu patients

...flu-like symptoms and were released to recover at home. Several, including Ramos, have tested positive for the H1N1 swine flu, which is highly contagious but typically isn't lethal. Mariya Lovishchuk said the sick individuals have been coming...
Consortium lists H1N1, seasonal flu vaccine priority groups stay updated on the current situation, including vaccine supplies. The CDC lists five priority groups for the H1N1 (swine) flu vaccine during a time of limited vaccine availability: 1) Pregnant women; 2) People who live with or provide...
US declares swine flu emergency

...prepare for the next super-flu. The WHO on Saturday asked all countries to step up detection of this strain of A/H1N1 swine flu and will reconsider on Tuesday whether to raise the pandemic threat level, in turn triggering additional actions...


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