HONG KONG - Three more people in Hong Kong have died from swine flu, bringing the death toll to at least 17 in the past month, the territory's health authority said Monday.
MANILA, Philippines - Representatives of more than 20 countries mostly from southeast Asia joined a 4-day senior leaders' symposium aimed at helping craft strategies and ways to stop and prevent the spread of pandemic influenza in case a crisis hits any of the participating nations.
BOSTON - The regular use of alcohol-based disinfecting hand gels authorities recommended during the A(H1N1) pandemic has little effect on the disease's infection rate, according to a study.
GENEVA, Switzerland (UPDATE) - The World Health Organisation will announce later on Tuesday whether the H1N1 flu outbreak has been downgraded from a pandemic after influenza experts reviewed its status in previously undisclosed talks, the WHO said.
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Health (DoH) on Tuesday urged the public to get vaccine shots against the A(H1N1) virus.