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Dec 5, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Flu season is off to an early start, and the Centers for Disease Control said that most of the cases reported this year have been linked to the more severe strains of the flu virus.
Mar 11, 2011 at 9:53 AM
An expert panel commissioned by the World Health Organization to investigate its handling of the swine flu pandemic has slammed mistakes made by the U.N. body and warned tens of millions could die if there is a severe flu outbreak in the future.
Dec 4, 2010 at 12:05 PM
As the flu season gets under way, about 1 in 3 Americans have already been vaccinated, health officials reported Friday.
Nov 9, 2010 at 9:07 AM
Keshia Cramer was 25 weeks pregnant and less than a week away from earning a bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon when doctor's diagnosed her with a life-threatening illness.
Nov 8, 2010 at 1:59 PM
A quick heads up on a special story tonight (Nov. 8) on KVAL News at 6:00, as we begin a series of reports on people and their near death experiences.   I reported last week on Keshia Cramer of Bend receiving an award and recognition from the...
Nov 4, 2010 at 5:00 AM
Keshia Cramer was in a coma when she gave birth to her daughter Presley. Their survival was celebrated in Eugene this week.
Nov 3, 2010 at 2:50 PM
At a gala benefit luncheon for the Children's Miracle Network today (Nov. 3) in Eugene, Keshia Cramer of Bend was awarded as the 2010 Miracle Family of the Year by Peacehealth.  Cramer had double pneumonia caused by the H1N1 flu virus in July 2009...
Oct 11, 2010 at 5:45 PM
Flu season is around the corner, but here's some information that should help put your mind at ease.
Sep 6, 2010 at 8:25 AM
The vaccine used to contain the recent swine flu pandemic was effective, but health authorities will need to ramp up the speed and volume of production during the next global outbreak, a World Health Organization official said Monday.
Aug 30, 2010 at 11:51 AM
It's flu-shot season already, and for the first time health authorities are urging nearly everyone to get vaccinated. There is even a new high-dose version for people 65 or older.
Aug 10, 2010 at 8:43 AM
The World Health Organization declared the swine flu pandemic officially over Tuesday, months after many national authorities started canceling vaccine orders and shutting down hot lines as the disease ebbed from the headlines.
Jul 26, 2010 at 5:14 PM
Make-A-Wish | Like many 8 year olds, Candon Biggs loves showing off his Disney and Star Wars toys. But unlike other kids, another of his prized possession is his medicine book listing all the pills and chemotherapy he is taking to fight his cancer.
Jul 1, 2010 at 7:48 AM
About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired - meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million are being written off as trash.
Jun 3, 2010 at 8:54 AM
WHO Director-General Margaret Chan says a decision on whether to declare the global epidemic of H1N1 over will be revisited in mid-July.