H1N1 (Swine Flu): H1N1 Four Times As Deadly For Native Americans

  • January 16, 2010

H1N1 influenza kills Native Americans and Alaskan Natives at four times the rate of the rest of the population, making immunizations critical for native people, say national health experts. "The virus has hit Indian Country especially hard," said Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. HHS secretary.   The secretary…

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H1N1 Swine Flu: Autopsies Show Same Lung Damage as 1918 Flu

  • December 9, 2009

Highlighting the H1N1 flu's ability to turn deadly is a new study from James R. Gill, MD, from the New York City Medical Examiner's office, and Jeffrey Taubenberger, MD, PhD, of the National Institutes of Health.  The scientists reviewed autopsy reports, hospital records and other…

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