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Swine Flu information resources (Updated 5/6)

Update: Check out the UNMC flu page http://www.unmc.edu/flu/ which includes the new library guide http://unmc.libguides.com/h1n1swineflu

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The government has many informative Swine Flu resources on the web:

CDC

  • http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/
  • Get the latest updates through the CDC Twitter (http://twitter.com/CDCemergency) and RSS feeds (http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/rss/)

MedlinePlus (good for patients and family)

  • http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/swineflu.html

Environmental Health and Toxicology Links on Swine Flu
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/swineflu.html
The National Library of Medicine Division of Specialized Information Services has released an Enviro-Health Links page on Swine Flu. This page contains links to resources about the 2009 Swine Flu outbreak, including transmission, prevention, treatment, and the genetic makeup of the influenza virus.

Additional sources of information:

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/en/

HealthMap is a global disease alert map
http://www.healthmap.org/en
It also has a Twitter account which includes swine flu alerts and useful links to news and resources: http://twitter.com/healthmap