U.S. health officials advise consumers that if they know a cantaloupe is not from Jensen farms it is OK to eat, but if the grower is unknown, throw it out.
About 50 million people in the United States had have swine flu, with about 10,000 of the cases ending in death, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said.
In the United States, H1N1 flu has killed an estimated 10,000 -- including 1,100 children and 7,500 younger adults -- federal health officials said Thursday.
The likelihood of a 1976-like problem of Guillain-Barre syndrome with this year's H1N1 influenza vaccine is remote, U.S. health officials say.
H1N1 flu is going down, but it's far from gone and only time will tell what the rest of the flu season will bring, a U.S. health official said Tuesday.
H1N1 is a younger people's flu with 90 percent of the deaths under the age of 65, with 114 confirmed deaths among children, a U.S. health official said.
Bans on smoking in public places reduce the health risks of non-smokers, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said.
The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a news briefing in Atlanta Tuesday, said the H1N1 flu vaccine is safe and effective.
The H1N1 influenza is back, spreading particularly in the Southeastern United States -- in fact, it never went away, health officials say.
Some 800,000 people, or one in 10 people in New York, had H1N1 flu last spring, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.