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H1N1 is back with a vengence

So far this year, 12,500 people have been infected with the influenza A (H1N1) virus in India, of which 600 have died. According to official data, Maharashtra alone has registered 284 deaths, which by itself is much more than the total mortality figure of 265 in the country as a result of H1N1 in 2016. 434 more words


The Spanish Influenza of 1918

If I were to tell you that the single most deadly event in recorded human history took place in the 1900’s, what would you think it was? 3,347 more words

Diseases & Pathogens

Oseltamivir Use Among Children and Adults Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia.

Open Forum Infect Dis. Dec. 27, 2016 V.4 N.1

Oboho IK1,2, Bramley A1, Finelli L1, Fry A1, Ampofo K3, Arnold SR4,5, Self WH6, Williams DJ6, Courtney DM7, Zhu Y6, Anderson EJ8, Grijalva CG6, McCullers JA4,5, Wunderink RG7, Pavia AT3, Edwards KM6, Jain S1. 273 more words


Science Page: Detecting influenza virus with a portable device

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page… 166 more words


So what exactly is in that lovely flu vaccine you ignorantly keep injecting into yourself every year?

Used in labs as a preservative, the long term effects have not been fully studied. A study of funeral industry workers found a link between formaldehyde and myeloid lukemia. 269 more words

He knows nothing of the death of his wife.

Wilson Daily Times, 25 October 1918.

Lucy Barnes‘ death certificate:

In the 1900 census of Gardners township, Wilson County: Ransom Ruffin, 30; wife… 147 more words

Wilson County

In Sickness and In Health

When we got home Gilbert showered before going straight to bed, refusing any more pills. He reckoned they were making him feel sick, but an hour later he woke me and said he needed me to take him to the Dr, who promptly shoveled us to hospital after hearing the word ‘Thailand’. 1,570 more words