February 8, 2010

H1N1 Epidemic Over?

The H1N1 virus also known as the swine flu terrorized the globe for much of last year, but according to experts the danger may soon be a thing of the past, as the virus is already on its way to fading out of our lives.

According to doctors and medical experts quotes in the article below, the virus that was just recently a rising epidemic now has "one foot in the grave," and there are numerous reasons to believe there will not be another wave of Swine Flu later in the year. The virus has shown no signs of mutating and all results indicate the vaccine and treatments have been quite effective.

Reports internationally bring similar good tidings, though every expert is not certain we can breathe a sigh of relief just yet. At the very least though authorities should get some credit this time for being on top of a potential crisis and taking proper measures to make sure it didn't get out of control.

H1N1 Epidemic Over?

If the U.S. swine flu epidemic isn't over, it certainly looks as if it's on its last legs. While federal health officials are not ready to declare the threat has passed and the outbreak has run its course, they did report Friday that for the fourth week in a row, no states had widespread flu activity. U.S. cases have been declining since late October. The vaccine against it is effective. And roughly half the people in the U.S. probably have some immunity because they were infected with it or got vaccinated...

H1N1 Epidemic Over?

Posted at February 8, 2010 3:15 AM