Tag: H1N1

iSick: iPhone Application to Track H1N1

A new iPhone application called “Outbreaks Near Me” that allows users to track and report local outbreaks of infectious disease was released Tuesday. Developed by researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston and the MIT Media Lab, the application combines the GPS…

New Mom in Coma After Bout of H1N1, Doctors Save Baby

Valerie Post’s pregnancy seemed fine one minute, and the next she was literally fighting to stay alive. The 24-year-old, who delivered a healthy baby girl via Caesarean section August 7, is in a medically induced coma after doctors confirmed she…

10 Things You Should Know About H1N1

So far, swine flu isn’t much more threatening than regular seasonal flu. During the few months of this new flu’s existence, hospitalizations and deaths from it seem to be lower than the average seen for seasonal flu, and the virus…

President Alvaro Uribe Has the Swine Flu

BOGOTA —  President Alvaro Uribe has the swine flu and officials are contacting other South American governments whose leaders attended a summit last week with the Colombian leader, authorities said Sunday. The 57-year-old Uribe began feeling symptoms Friday, the same…