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General Medical · Health

Swine Flu Update: New York-Presbyterian Helps With Readiness

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
One of the joys of my professional life is my long affiliation with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. I did my internship, residency and fellowship at this fantastic medical center and have remained there throughout my career. I thought that this alert would be useful to share how hospitals and physicians are working together to remain informed and prepared for this influenza…
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General Medical · Health · News

Women Monitoring the Emerging Swine Flu Crisis

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
The weekend news has been full of alarming statistics about a new Swine flu, Influenza A H1N1, that has affected almost 1500 people in 3 states in Mexico and is now in the United States and perhaps other countries as well.  This influenza outbreak has its own fingerprints.  It is spread from pigs to pigs and then from pigs to…
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