By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Five years ago this month, one of the first U.S. outbreaks of the H1N1 virus swept through the Washington State University campus, striking some 2,000 people. A WSU math and biology professor has used a trove of data gathered at the time to gain insight into […]
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – The new bird influenza spreading in China underscores the need for strong ties between veterinarians and human-health specialists, said Guy Palmer, director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Health & Wellness Services will provide flu vaccines to students, faculty/staff and members of the WSU community at outreaches scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 4, at the CUB. The vaccine will not be given to those who are pregnant or under age 18.
PULLMAN – Staff members at Health and Wellness Services on the WSU campus have seen a sharp decline in recent days in the number of students complaining of influenza-like symptoms. The clinic had contact with 29 students complaining of influenza symptoms Wednesday (10 phone conversations with a nurse, nine patients who chose to self-care after […]
A (H1N1) Cases as of 8 a.m. May 7 896 confirmed cases in 41 states General safety measures * Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze and throw the used tissue in the trash. * Wash your hands often with soap and hot water […]
U.S. Human Cases of H1N1 Flu Infection (As of May 5, 2009, 11:00 AM ET) States # of laboratory confirmed cases Deaths Alabama 4 Arizona 17 California 49 Colorado 6 Connecticut 2 Delaware 20 Florida 5 Georgia 1 Idaho 1 Illinois 82 Indiana […]
PULLMAN — A vital part of the mission of WSU’s School for Global Animal Health is to conduct heightened surveillance for diseases that occur at the interface of humans and animals. As a member of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, Washington’s Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory has prepared for heightened surveillance and testing during the […]