Friday, July 24, 2009

Today's News on Swine Flu

Poisoned chalice? Swine flu hits church wine

LONDON, England (CNN) -- The archbishops of Canterbury and York are recommending that churches stop sharing the chalice at communion over swine flu fears, the Church of England said Thursday.

New swine flu cases double to 100,000 in UK

LONDON, England (CNN) -- There were 100,000 new cases of swine flu in England last week, nearly double the number from the previous seven days, authorities announced Friday.

Swine Flu May Cause Seizures in Children

The nation’s top public health officials are alerting doctors that swine flu may cause seizures, after four children were hospitalized in Texas for neurological complications.

Herbal remedy for A(H1N1) flu in China

BEIJING: Chinese doctors say they have found a herbal remedy for preventing and treating the A(H1N1) Influenza which is both more cost-effective and better resistant to the virus than the drug Tamiflu.

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