Health Officials Recommend Flu Shots

In 2009 and early 2010, more than 18-thousand people died worldwide after contracting swine flu.   Like the Spanish influenza outbreak of 1918, the H1N1 virus took an especially hard toll on young people.  Because of that, Vermont health officials are recommending that just about everyone get a flu vaccination.

Vermont Mask Company Lays Off 35

A Vermont company that makes protective masks for health care workers and emergency responders has laid off 35 employees as the spread of swine flu has declined.

NH Exceeds Goal For Swine Flu Vaccinations

New Hampshire public health officials says almost half the state’s population is now protected from the swine flu, making it much less likely that there will be another widespread outbreak.

12 Flu Shot Clinics This Week

Vermonters have a chance to get vaccinated against the swine flu this week, with 12 public clinics being held around the state. A large walk-in clinic will be held Friday afternoon at Burlington City Hall.