By: Stephen Turner, Peter C. Doherty, and Cal Thomas Originally published 11 October 2010 The World Health Organization has announced the end of the (H1N1) influenza A (H1N1) pandemic – what does this mean? In 2009, the new H1N1 pandemic virus exhibited several features that distinguished it from seasonal influenza: it caused major outbreaks […]
The Handling of the H1N1 pandemic: more transparency needed
Memorandum by: Paul Flynn, Parliamentary Assembly, UK 23 March 2010 V. Conclusions 44. The recent debate on H1N1, notably at a European level, has shown that the situation relating to this influenza is characterised by a high degree of uncertainty. The rapporteur is convinced that the way in which the H1N1 crisis has been handled […]
To Gardasil or Not?
By: Tina Case 12 November 2010 I have been closely following the news on the cervical cancer vaccine known as Gardasil. Cervical cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women according to the WHO (World Health Organization). Cervical cancer is responsible for over a quarter million deaths every year. But it is important to note – 85% of those in […]
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