swine flu pandemic

Swine Flu Response Wasn't Influenced by Vaccine Makers

During the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, much criticism was leveled at World Health Organization officials, accusing their response of being too heavily influenced by the pharmaceutical industry. But according to a panel of independent experts, that wasn't the case.

Swine flu scams in full swing

From an ultraviolet light that will supposedly "destroy swine flu virus" to a dietary supplement claiming to be "more effective than the swine flu...

Swine flu leading to Purell shortage

The swine flu outbreak has caused such a demand for hand sanitizers that the makers and distributors of Purell are warning individual consumers and...

Media World: The naming of the flu

Would a virus by any other name be so controversial? Probably not. When the first cases of a mysterious illness that killed otherwise healthy young...