Roundup of H1N1/Swine Flu News

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There has been lots of news about H1N1 this week – most of it very good. First off, vaccine trials are going well so far. Second, several groups have advised that drugs and vaccines against swine flu should be reserved for the most at-risk (children, young adults and the elderly) and are not appropriate for healthy adults. And finally, so far the virus has not mutated as it goes through the winter (flu) season in the southern hemisphere.

These are all pieces of good news, but remember that we won’t really know the effects of this flu variant until the northern hemisphere flu season this fall and winter. In the meantime, here are our previous guidelines (from SF Gate) on staying healthy and safe, remain very sound advice…

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