Developing nations will begin receiving donated H1N1 vaccine Thursday, just as the U.S. shortage is waning and some European nations find themselves with more vaccine than they can handle.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Ray Suarez is all over the world tonight. While he is covering the climate conference in Copenhagen for the NewsHour, his special documentary on the H1N1 virus will be airing coast to coast tonight on PBS stations. Ray shares…
By Talea Miller
In Mexico City, where schools and businesses were shuttered during the first H1N1 outbreak last spring, the initial fear surrounding the virus has lifted, but health officials warn that young children are being unexpectedly hard hit this flu season.
Healthy pregnant women had a good immune response after one dose of the H1N1 vaccine, but young children should get two doses for optimal protection, according to National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases trial results released Monday.
By Travis Daub
Distribution centers around the country began receiving shipments of the much anticipated H1N1 flu vaccine this week. Those costs, as well as the economic blow of closed schools and lost productivity, could set back the fragile U.S. economy.
The World Health Organization warned Friday that global production of vaccine for the H1N1 flu strain over the next year will fall short of the 4.9 billion doses previously forecast.
A new study released by University of Maryland researchers this month found that the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus may have a biological advantage over other seasonal flu viruses this winter.
As students head back to school, education systems and universities across the country are bracing for potential outbreaks of the H1N1 swine flu and trying to prepare for the unknown.
Senior correspondent Ray Suarez was in Mexico City all week, reporting on the H1N1 flu. In this reporter's notebook that he filed during his flight home, he reports on the next steps for Mexico's government, people and medical community.
By PBS NewsHour
Life in Mexico City will begin to return to normal this week after much of the city was closed due to the deadly H1N1 flu virus, Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said Monday.
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