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Swine Flu

Swine flu detected in Illinois; vaccine available

CHICAGO | Flu viruses are spreading in Illinois and the leading strain that's being detected in lab tests is H1N1. That's the same "swine flu" strain that caused a pandemic in 2009.

December 27, 2013 6:30 pm
CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

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.

December 14, 2012 9:00 am

Indiana health officials confirm swine flu in LaPorte County

Indiana health officials have identified six new cases of variant influenza A, or swine flu, in three counties including LaPorte.

August 03, 2012 7:45 pm

Ind. officials: Kids overdue for 2nd vaccine dose

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana health officials say more than 160,000 children across the state are overdue for a second dose of the swine flu vaccine.

January 21, 2010 7:30 am

100 million swine flu doses out by week's end

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.

December 17, 2009 11:05 am

Swine flu update: 9 new deaths in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois health officials are reporting nine new deaths and 216 new hospitalizations from swine flu.

December 11, 2009 10:30 am

Saturday flu vaccine clinics set for Chicago area

CHICAGO | Free swine flu vaccination clinics for people in high-risk groups are being held on Saturdays in Chicago and suburban Cook County.

December 05, 2009 10:00 am

Illinois upgrades swine flu hotline

CHICAGO | Now there's a place you can call 24 hours a day, seven days a week if you have questions about the flu.

December 04, 2009 5:15 am

Indiana sees continuing drop in swine flu cases

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.

November 25, 2009 5:25 pm

CDC: Swine flu vaccine safe; no big problems seen

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.

November 25, 2009 3:45 pm

Indiana officials see signs of swine flu taper

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.

November 12, 2009 11:35 am

Nine swine flu deaths push Indiana's total to 19

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.

November 05, 2009 7:15 am

Swine flu vaccine remains behind schedule for Ind.

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.

October 29, 2009 1:10 pm

5 more swine flu hospitalizations in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Five people were hospitalized for swine flu in Illinois this week.

October 16, 2009 11:20 am Related

Indiana still expects swine flu vaccine in mid-October

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.

September 21, 2009 1:15 pm

Indiana health officials to discuss swine flu preparation

INDIANAPOLIS | Health officials from around Indiana will meet Tuesday in Wabash to discuss the status of the state's swine flu outbreak.

July 31, 2009 7:00 am
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