Post Tagged with: "H1N1"
The US Bipartisan Bio-Detection 2011 Report Card Status Evaluation Events of the recent decade confirm that the threats of bio-terrorism and infectious disease outbreaks are real. Attacks such as the 2001 Anthrax scare, the 2004 Ricin letters and the 2003 SARS and 2009 H1N1 outbreaks have driven governments to increase their bio-surveillance budgets. Public healthcare [...]
WASHINGTON: H1N1 vaccinations are expected to be available in November for active-duty servicemembers and their families, according to the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command. The best protection against both seasonal influenza and H1N1 — better known as swine flu — is vaccination, Army medical officials said. They said vaccines are safe, effective, and have minimal [...]
WASHINGTON: A Soldier stationed at Fort Jackson, S.C., who died Sept. 10, possibly is the first H1N1-related death suffered by the U.S. armed forces, Army officials here said. Spc. Christopher Hogg, 23, of Dayton, Fla., died of pneumonia, but autopsy reports released yesterday confirm his death was the result of complications caused by the H1N1 [...]