The lollipop analogy suggests that your year of birth year predicts, how you will be affected by the animal-origin-influenza A virus. Though the prediction can be extended to a complete diagnosis the association proved shows that there are connections between the first time a person gets infected by a flu and his possibility to be severely attacked by influenza A in the later stage.
A swine flu outbreak in Iran has taken 112 lives so far since mid-November, the country's media reported on Monday.
The antiviral drug Tamiflu helped in reducing the risk of death by around 25 percent among adults who were hospitalized during 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic, a new report has claimed.
A Santa Clara County woman aged 41 has died of swine flu. Last year no deaths in the county younger than 65 were reported of any flu strain.
The 2009 swine-flu pandemic might have killed 10 times than the estimates by WHO. A new analysis by scientists have found that the pandemic might have caused 203,000 deaths.
Study finds that the H1N1 vaccine used in the 2009-2010 pandemic presented a small risk for developing Guillain-Barre syndrome, a muscle disorder.
An United Kingdom study found a casual relationship between GlaxoSmithKline's flu vaccine and narcolepsy in children. Researchers believe that a booster found in the vaccine can trigger narcolepsy in children with the genetic risk for the disease.
More than a fifth of the world's population, including half of children, was infected with the H1N1 virus during the first year of the pandemic in 2009, according to a new study published on Friday.