H1N1 pandemic death numbers like season flu

The H1N1 flu pandemic claimed roughly the same number of lives in 2009 as seasonal flu did on average in each of the four years preceding the pandemic, a new study suggests.

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Pandemic flu shot linked to lower rates of death, preterm birth in infants

Pandemic flu shot linked to lower rates of death, preterm birth in infants TORONTO - Pregnant women in Ontario who received a flu shot during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic were less likely to give birth to a very preterm baby or to lose their baby shortly after birth, a new study shows. They were also less likely t