H1N1 Virus

Andrean High School in Merrillville, Ind. (Credit: AHS)

Merrillville School Closed For Disinfection After Students Contract Swine Flu

Andrean High School president Harry Vande Velde III said the school was closed “for a thorough cleaning” on Monday.


Flu vaccine and a syringe are displayed on a table. (Photo by Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Widespread Flu Infections Claim 7 Lives In Illinois

Up to 122 people have been admitted to the intensive care units at Illinois hospitals for treatment of the flu. Seven of those people died.


Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

HHS Secretary: Get A Flu Shot Now

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is encouraging people to get their flu shots and leading by example.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

Man Suing Bosses Over Complications From Flu Shot

It’s supposed to keep you from getting sick, but a far north suburban resident said he came down with a serious neurological disorder after being pressured by his bosses to get a flu shot.

CBS 2–03/29/2011