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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 flu season might start earlier than expected, complicating efforts to distribute an H1N1 vaccine before people are infected. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
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.
Amid predictions of a new H1N1 swine flu outbreak, health officials warn that children going back to school are especially at risk. Gwen Ifill talks to Dr. Anne Schuchat, the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases…
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.
In other news, a wave of fresh attacks struck Afghanistan one day before the nation's second presidential election, and Saudi Arabia announced the arrests of 44 suspected Islamist militants.
The World Health Organization is expected to declare H1N1 flu a pandemic as the number of cases continues to grow worldwide. Ray Suarez speaks to WHO Director Margaret Chan in Geneva.
By PBS NewsHour
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.
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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