A nursing college student has died in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province after contracting swine flu (H1N1) virus, a report quoting health officials said.
The death of the female student is the first caused by the H1N1 virus in t
Two people have died from severe pneumonia due to H1N1 in Oman, said an official source at the Ministry of Health in a report.
The ministry affirmed that it closely monitors the disease through the epidemic monitoring system, the
Bahrain's health officials yesterday urged the public not to panic after a 41-year-old woman tested positive for swine flu.
The patient is kept in isolation at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) and remains in a critical conditio
Viroblock, a Swiss start-up, has developed a novel face-mask containing technology that effectively traps and kills H1N1 flu and human corona viruses that pass through air, a statement said.
Aimed at helping protect people from th
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said more investigation was needed into the possible risk of narcolepsy, a rare sleeping disorder, from GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine.
A WHO advisory panel made the decision after a Finnis
The World Health Organisation is likely to announce that the H1N1 flu pandemic is over, indicating infection levels in most places have returned to those normal for seasonal influenza, health officials said.
Any decision to downgrade the o
The H1N1 pandemic is not yet over although its most intense activity has passed in many parts of the world, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday after a review of the flu outbreak by independent experts.
The WHO emergency committ
World Health Organisation expert advisers could on Tuesday determine that the H1N1 flu pandemic is fully over, or may deem it is still circulating in the southern hemisphere and therefore a global threat.
The WHO's emergency committee is d
An expert panel advising the World Health Organisation on pandemics will review the status of the H1N1 virus later this month or in early June to decide whether the swine flu pandemic is over.
The Emergency Committee is waiting for the ons