Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five Southern states, and the primary strain circulating tends to make people sicker than other types.
Indiana health officials have identified six new cases of variant influenza A, or swine flu, in three counties including LaPorte.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana health officials say more than 160,000 children across the state are overdue for a second dose of the swine flu vaccine.
WASHINGTON | The nation will have 100 million doses of swine flu vaccine by week's end, and government health officials say it's time for everyone, not just those at high risk, to get protected.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois health officials are reporting nine new deaths and 216 new hospitalizations from swine flu.
CHICAGO | Free swine flu vaccination clinics for people in high-risk groups are being held on Saturdays in Chicago and suburban Cook County.
CHICAGO | Now there's a place you can call 24 hours a day, seven days a week if you have questions about the flu.
INDIANAPOLIS | State health officials say the number of Indiana residents hospitalized with flu symptoms fell 17 percent last week as the state moved further away from a late October peak in swine flu cases.
ATLANTA | There's no evidence that the swine flu vaccine is causing any serious side effects, U.S. health officials said Wednesday, in their first report on the safety of the new vaccine.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana health officials say they're seeing some encouraging signs that the swine flu might be tapering off in the state -- at least for now.
INDIANAPOLIS | State health officials say nine Indiana residents died last week from swine flu, a surge that's nearly doubled the state's swine flu fatalities to 19 since June.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana health officials say the state remains far behind in its expected availability of swine flu vaccine as instances of the illness continue increasing among residents.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Five people were hospitalized for swine flu in Illinois this week.
INDIANAPOLIS | State health officials say they still expect Indiana's first shipments of swine flu vaccines to begin arriving in the state in mid-October.
INDIANAPOLIS | Health officials from around Indiana will meet Tuesday in Wabash to discuss the status of the state's swine flu outbreak.
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