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  • Vice President Pence Says He Will Visit States with Rising COVID19 Cases
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    Vice President Pence with Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

    Vice President Mike Pence and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force held a briefing on the rise of COVID-19 cases across several states. The vice president was pressed twice why President…

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  • emWe Heard the Bells The Influenza of 1918em
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    We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918

    Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the…

    4,811 views
  • HHS Officials Hold News Conference on Coronavirus
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    Health and Human Services Briefing on the Coronavirus Outbreak

    Health and Human Services officials held a briefing to provide an update on the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. “The immediate risk to the general American public…

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  • HHS Secretary Azar Provides Update on US Response to Coronavirus
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    Coronavirus News Conference

    Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and other health officials held a press conference on the U.S. response to the coronavirus. Calling the coronavirus a “very fast moving, and…

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  • HHS Officials Provide Update on Flu Season
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    Health and Human Services Department Flu Update

    Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Acting Centers for Disease Control Director Anne Schuchat, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams provided an update on the 2017-18 flu season.

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  • Advances in Influenza Vaccine Technologies
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    Advances in Influenza Vaccine Technologies

    The Department of Health and Human Services held a seminar to familiarize the media with government research on new technologies in the creation and production of seasonal and pandemic flu…

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  • Secretaries Napolitano and Sebelius on H1N1 Flu Virus
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    Secretaries Napolitano and Sebelius on H1N1 Flu Virus

    Health and Human Services and Homeland Security Secretaries Kathleen Sebelius and Janet Napolitano spoke to reporters about response to and preparation for the H1N1 flu virus.

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  • H1N1 Press Briefing
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    H1N1 Press Briefing

    The Department of Health and Human Services hosted the weekly H1N1 press briefing. Top scientists and doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug…

    146 views
  • Schools and H1N1 Flu Prevention
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    Schools and H1N1 Flu Prevention

    Cabinet secretaries Sebelius, Napolitano, and Duncan and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden briefed reporters on updated guidance for schools during the…

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  • H1N1 Swine Flu Preparedness Summit
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    H1N1 Swine Flu Preparedness Summit

    At the start of a health summit on the threat posed by the H1N1 swine flue virus, President Obama spoke via telephone to officials and those gathered for the summit. Following the opening,…

    380 views
  • Pandemic Preparedness Planning
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    Pandemic Preparedness Planning

    The Health and Human Services Department held a forum for state and local officials to discuss pandemic preparedness planning. Among the topics addressed were threats posed by the avian…

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  • Pandemic Preparedness Planning
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    Pandemic Preparedness Planning

    The Health and Human Services Department held a forum for state and local officials to discuss pandemic preparedness planning. Among the topics addressed were threats posed by the avian…

    104 views
  • Influenza Vaccine Supply
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    Influenza Vaccine Supply

    Officials spoke to reporters about the influenza vaccine supply problems resulting from the discovery of a contaminated batch manufactured in Great Britain. Among the topics they addressed…

    21 views
  • Report on Bone Health
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    Report on Bone Health

    Officials talked to reporters about a first-ever report on the nation’s bone health and the impact of osteoporosis and low bone mass on the health care system. They noted that osteoporosis…

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  • Influenza Vaccine Supply
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    Influenza Vaccine Supply

    Health officials spoke about the availability of influenza vaccines. They discussed the recent announcement that a British vaccine manufacturer, Chiron, will be unable to supply vaccines…

    21 views
  • Cancer Drug Review Process
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    Cancer Drug Review Process

    Secretary Thompson and health experts talked with reporters about cancer drugs and their reviewing process. The secretary announced that the Federal Drug Administration would unveil a new…

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