Heart Hospital and Glassworks Create Virtual Heart

May 31, 2009, 3:00 pm

This detailed animated heart was created by a team of doctors from the Heart Hospital in London and computer animation experts from Glassworks. The virtual heart can be manipulated using a computer mouse or keyboard. New Scientist says the computer simulated heart is the most realistic to date. Take...

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CDC: Fatality Rate for H1N1 Slightly Higher Than Seasonal Flu

May 19, 2009, 1:00 pm

An MSNBC.com article quotes Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC as saying the fatality rate for H1N1 swine flu appears to be slightly higher than that of seasonal flu. These contradicts what many health officials have been saying - that the H1N1 virus is no more severe than seasonal flu. Dr. Anne Schucat...

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CDC: 50,000 People May Have Swine Flu

May 15, 2009, 1:00 pm

WebMD reports that Daniel Jernigan, MD, PhD, deputy director of the CDC's influenza division says that more than 100,000 Americans probably have the flu and of these at least half probably have swine flu. This means there are probably 50,000 or more people with the H1N1 swine flu virus. Jernigan noted...

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WHO Update: 3440 Swine Flu Cases in 26 Countries

May 9, 2009, 1:00 pm

The World Health Organization says in its latest update that 26 countries have officially reported 3440 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection. The cases include 48 confirmed deaths - 45 in Mexico, 1 in Canada and 2 in the United States. Mexico has reported 1364 laboratory confirmed human cases of infection...

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WHO Update: 1124 Swine Flu Cases in 21 Countries

May 5, 2009, 1:30 am

The World Health Organization says in its latest update that 21 countries have officially reported 1124 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection. The cases include 26 confirmed deaths - 25 in Mexico and 1 in the United States. Mexico has reported 590 laboratory confirmed human cases of infection, including...

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WHO Update: 985 Swine Flu Cases in 20 Countries

May 4, 2009, 1:00 am

The World Health Organization says in its latest update that 20 countries have officially reported 985 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection. The cases include 26 confirmed deaths - 25 in Mexico and 1 in the United States. Mexico has reported 590 laboratory confirmed human cases of infection, including...

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Swine Flu Update

May 4, 2009, 10:23 am

The Washington State Department of Health is in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding swine influenza (H1N1) virus (or “swine flu”) in parts of the United States, Canada and Mexico. The department...

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