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After a week of swine flu hysteria, PopSci.com takes a look back at the history of pandemic flu
A new study shows the way to prevent symptoms that make influenza our country's biggest killer
The Black Plague, Third Pandemic and Spanish Flu wiped out hundreds of millions; they have nothing on today's worst diseases
The flu was clearly on our editors' minds, but they seemed to have left the more straightforward reporting to other outlets.
Scientists have succeed in replicating flu pandemic antibodies from 90 year old survivors
A new drug could foil any outbreak
Undead viruses! Killer foxes! Soldiers who never sleep! This is no horror movie--it's today's scientists at their most daring
It was a busy weekend for public health officials
Emerging viruses: Scientists scramble to find the natural hosts before they spawn another outbreak.
The findings may be no-brainers (yes, you do get sick in winter), but these studies uncover hidden truths in conventional wisdom
Researchers find troublesome influenza viruses close to home.
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