Posts Tagged ‘Swine Flu’

Health chiefs today closed a hospital to visitors in an effort to contain an outbreak of swine flu. As 22 people battled the virus in intensive care across Merseyside and Cheshire, bosses banned friends and relatives from visiting wards at Arrowe Park Hospital. A hospital spokesman said the drastic steps had been taken to ‘reduce [...]

Expert Warns Of Swine Flu Complacency

September 3rd, 2010 by Abby Hitchcock | Tags: Flu, Swine Flu

HONG KONG — A leading virus expert urged health authorities around the world Sunday to stay vigilant even though the recent swine flu pandemic was less deadly than expected, warning that bird flu could spark the next global outbreak. A World Health Organization official also defended the U.N.’s health body against accusations that it wasted [...]