Global H1N1 Swine Flu Death Toll at 816

July 27, 2009, 7:00 pm

The World Health Organization has a new update today that puts the total death toll from the H1N1 swine flu virus at 816. So far, most of the cases and deaths have occurred in the Americas. The WHO has stopped asking countries to supply individual case counts but it appears they are still tracking...

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California H1N1 Deaths Climb to 55

July 16, 2009, 7:00 pm

The Contra Costa Times reports that the number of H1N1 swine flu deaths has climb to 55. 23 additional new deaths have come in a single week. "We expect to continue to see more cases of swine flu, more serious cases and, unfortunately, more deaths," said Ken August, spokesman for the California Department...

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47 Deaths From H1N1 Swine Flu in New York City

July 8, 2009, 4:00 pm

Deaths from H1N1 swine flu climbed to 47 in New York City as of July 7th. The number of deaths increased by 9 since July 1st. There have been over 900 people hospitalized in New York City because of the swine flu. Even though the numbers are increasing the cases and deaths do not garner nearly as...

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H1N1 Swine Flu Update 7-6-09

July 6, 2009, 4:00 pm

The latest swine flu update (#58) from the World Health Organization (WHO) has the case total approaching 100,000 confirmed cases. Officially there have been 94,512 confirmed cases and 429 deaths. Here's a list of the countries reporting the most swine flu deaths. United States - 170 Mexico - 119 Argentina...

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Basic Health will Increase Rates to Address $255 Million Budget Cut

July 14, 2009, 6:11 pm

Rate increases will allow continued coverage for enrollees SEATTLE – Basic Health, a state-subsidized health insurance program for the working poor, will increase rates for its enrollees rather than force anyone off the program.  Basic Health cu...

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