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Ohio study: H1N1 vaccine prevented flu deaths

State health officials estimate H1N1 vaccinations in Ohio prevented more than 300,000 cases of influenza and 64 deaths during the 2009 pandemic Full story

EU agency flags narcolepsy risk on GSK flu shot

European regulators have recommended changes to the product label for GlaxoSmithKline's pandemic flu vaccine Pandemrix to highlight the potential risk of narcolepsy in children or adolescents. Full story

Deal near on flu virus-sharing, vaccines: diplomats

Countries are close to a deal to speed up their response to the next flu pandemic by sharing virus samples in return for access to affordable vaccines, diplomats at the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Full story

H1N1 and bird flu virus produce dangerous hybrids

The H1N1 swine flu virus is compatible with a bird flu virus that is endemic in poultry in Asia and they can produce hybrid viruses packed with greater killing power, Chinese researchers warned on Monday. Full story

Real cooties? Boys catch flu from boys, study says

Grade-school boys are three times more likely to spread flu to classmates of the same sex than the opposite sex, found a new study on how the flu is transmitted. Full story

HK combats more severe flu season with new antibodies

Doctors hope to treat this year's severe flu epidemic in Hong Kong by harvesting antibodies from patients who have recovered, medical experts said on Tuesday. Full story

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  H1N1 linked to seizures in some children

Doctors at the University of Utah notice seizures and behavioral changes in children infected by H1N1. KSL's Ed Yeates reports.

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A boy is vaccinated during a day of the
A boy is vaccinated during a day of the

A boy is vaccinated during a day of the vaccination campaign against Influenza A H1N1 Virus in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on March 28, 2011. A new outbreak of H1N1 in northern Mexico, which left four dead in the past week, originated in the southern United States, the Chihuahua state governor said Mond