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CDC Update: 1639 Confirmed Cases

The CDC reports it has documented 2500 "probable and confirmed" cases of swine flu in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, 1639 are confirmed cases. Acting CDC chief Richard Besser said that as cases increased, the CDC...

By Shankar Vedantam  |  May 8, 2009; 5:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Md. Reports 21 Confirmed Cases of Swine Flu

State health officials say there are 21 confirmed cases of swine flu in Maryland. The number was reported on Thursday, and is up from the four cases that had been confirmed earlier this week. The Department of Health and...

By Mike McPhate  |  May 7, 2009; 4:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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11 Confirmed Swine Flu Cases in Va., Officials Say

Virginia health officials say there are 11 confirmed cases of swine flu in the state, including seven at Washington & Lee University. The Virginia Health Department said in a release Wednesday that none of the cases involved hospitalization and all...

By Mike McPhate  |  May 6, 2009; 1:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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D.C. Catholic School Closes for Swine Flu

Our Lady of VIctory School in Northwest Washington has joined the ranks of local schools closed because of the swine flu outbreak, D.C. officials announced early this morning.

By Washington Post Editor  |  May 5, 2009; 5:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Cases , Schools  
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Swine Flu -- Experts or Crowdsourcing?

Google has drawn a lot of attention for presenting a map of the swine flu outbreak. (It has received more than 1.2 million hits.) Some reports suggest this map has been more popular than maps presented by the Centers for...

By Shankar Vedantam  |  May 4, 2009; 2:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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New Flu Case in the District

A third student at George Washington University is believed to have contracted the swine flu, the District's department of health says. The student did not require hospitalization and no longer has any symptoms, department spokeswoman Dena Iverson says. Two other...

By Michael E. Ruane  |  May 4, 2009; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Four Maryland Flu Cases Confirmed, Michael E. Ruane , May 4, 2009
Is It a Pandemic?, Shankar Vedantam , May 4, 2009
WHO Update -- 20 countries, Shankar Vedantam , May 4, 2009
Two New Delaware Cases Not At the University , Michael E. Ruane , May 2, 2009
1 Case at Washington and Lee Confirmed, Michael E. Ruane , May 2, 2009
Bahrain Drops Out of Embassy Tour, Michael E. Ruane , May 2, 2009
2 Washington & Lee Students Are 'Probable Cases', washingtonpost.com Editor , May 1, 2009
WHO Update: 13 countries, Shankar Vedantam , May 1, 2009
Flu Spreads and More Schools are Closed, Michael E. Ruane , May 1, 2009
Rockville Students Urged to Avoid Congregating, Michael E. Ruane , May 1, 2009
New CDC Numbers on Swine Flu , Shankar Vedantam , May 1, 2009
CDC Publishes Overview of Swine Flu Outbreak, Shankar Vedantam , May 1, 2009
World Bank Employees Cleared, Michael E. Ruane , May 1, 2009
Insufficient Stockpiles of Antiviral Drugs, Shankar Vedantam , May 1, 2009
Rockville High School Closed Friday by Swine Flu Worries, washingtonpost.com Editor , May 1, 2009
Va. Governor Announces 2 Swine Flu Cases in State, washingtonpost.com Editor , April 30, 2009
 
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