Influenza in the News

Articles featured below include news about or mention of influenza (flu).

See also books about influenza.

Effect of liver fluke infection on bovine TB testing

Recent research suggests that failure of the current bovine tuberculosis (TB) eradication programme in the UK could be partly due to a parasitic infection by liver fluke, which hinders the tests us...

24 May '12

Acute respiratory infection warning for bus and tram users

The relationship between public transport use and acquisition of acute respiratory infection is not well understood but potentially important during epidemics and pandemics. The research, funded b...

17 Jan '11

Increased UK internet searches for flu info on NHS website

Research published this week from the London School of Economics found the number of people looking for health information online is set to soar again as workers return from holiday breaks.

06 Jan '11

UK Campaign to remind people to help prevent spread of flu

To try to reduce the spread of flu, the Catch it, Bin it, Kill it campaign will launch in the form of national press and radio adverts from Saturday, according to a recent accouncement by UK Health...

30 Dec '10 | Flu | UK

Half of swine flu deaths were in previously healthy people - Liverpool Univ

Over half of recent UK swine flu hospital admissions and inpatient deaths occurred in people with no underlying health problems or obvious risk factors, according to recent research at the Universi...

13 Jul '10

Health of future generations determined by childhood conditions

Researchers for the University of Bristol’s Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) looked at the health and cognitive development of children from across the world and concluded that inve...

25 Jun '10 | Child Welfare

BMA Scotland celebrates 10 years of devolution

Scotland celebrates 10 years of devolution. The results of the survey mark the publication of a new BMA Scotland newsletter to celebrate 10 years of devolution and the creation of policy making pow...

29 Jun '09 | Scotland

Canada works with National and International Partners to Manage the Spread of the H1N1 Flu Virus

Health News from IvyRose Holistic Shop & Holistic Resources: Canada works with National and International Partners to Manage the Spread of the H1N1 Flu Virus

29 Jun '09 | H1N1 Flu Virus | Canada

Otago-UK research may bring 'radical overhaul' to family court system

How best to support children affected by conflicts within families is the subject of an innovative study. Researchers will examine the roles of both negative parenting and children's own interpreta...

29 Jun '09 | Child Welfare | UK & New Zealand

NZ moves to management phase of H1N1 outbreak

New Zealand moves to a management phase of response to the Influenza A (H1N1) outbreak. This reflects the increased spread of the virus especially in the three main centres – Wellington, Christchur...

19 Jun '09 | Swine Flu (H1N1) | New Zealand

NZ remains in containment phase of H1N1 outbreak

New Zealand remains in the containment phase with plans to move to a management phase when required. There are still relatively few cases and isolated instances of community transmission. Most peop...

18 Jun '09 | Swine Flu (H1N1) | New Zealand

NZ MoH points to its website for info Re. (H1N1) Swine Flu

The NZ Ministry of Health has pointed to its website as the first source of information for people without symptoms of influenza seeking data about swine flu in New Zealand. This is part of a plan ...

17 Jun '09 | Swine Flu (H1N1) | New Zealand

BMA response to claims of strike action over flu

The BMA has responded to misleading suggestions in the media that the BMA has said some GPs could ‘strike’ over fears they will not be insured during a flu pandemic. The subject of death in service...

16 Jun '09 | Flu Pandemic | UK

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