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  1. 10 Steps You Can Take: Actions for Novel H1N1 Influenza Planning and Response

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    Wed, 15 Jul 2009

    services in the midst of a novel H1N1 influenza outbreak. Ensuring a sustainable community healthcare ..... In the fall there may be several influenza strains circulating at the same time ..... not provide protection to novel H1N1 influenza , annual influenza vaccination is recommended

  2. CDC Offers Influenza Vaccination Information for Health Care Workers

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    Mon, 13 Sep 2010

    patients at work from getting sick. Influenza outbreaks in hospitals and long-term ..... among health care workers can reduce influenza -like illness, and even deaths, in ..... want to do, not staying at home sick. Influenza (Flu) Facts The flu is a contagious

  1. 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Lessons for Homeland Security

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    Tue, 1 Jul 2008

    many valuable lessons. THE 1918-1919 INFLUENZA PANDEMIC In the winter of 1918 and the ..... World War I, but the so-called Spanish Influenza absolutely crippled the domestic life of ..... and Prevention maintain close watch on influenza outbreaks around the world, and it is commonly

  2. Government contracts aim at building flu vaccine supplies

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    Wed, 1 Jul 2009

    of a candidate vaccine for the novel influenza A (H1N1).” Clinical studies are expected to ..... Genetic Characteristics of Novel A (H1N1) Influenza Virus Circulating in Humans,” a study ..... to be closely monitored for emerging influenza viruses. Garten and colleagues determined

  3. If Pigs Could Fly: Swine Flu Lessons

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    Fri, 1 Jan 2010

    virus was quickly renamed the 2009 H1N1 influenza . Within weeks of appearing, the virus ..... and has become the dominant seasonal influenza virus. H1N1 lessons have been many, and there ..... be only one-eighth that of seasonal influenza ; plans predicated on death rates proved woefully

  4. H1N1 Update

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    Tue, 1 Dec 2009

    During the week of October 4-10, 2009, influenza activity continued to increase in the United ..... this observation: Visits to doctors for influenza -like illness (ILI) were higher than ..... of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza based on the 122 Cities Report exceeded

  5. Report: United States not ready for pandemic flu

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2009

    Getting Beyond Getting Ready for Pandemic Influenza ." The report examines the nation ..... capabilities in the event of a pandemic influenza outbreak. It identifies sixteen weaknesses ..... approach to get prepared for pandemic influenza . In addition, the report provides fifteen

  6. FDA Clears Flu Tests for JBAIDS

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    Thu, 29 Sep 2011

    Administration (FDA) clearance of two Influenza test kits for use on the Joint Biological ..... Disease Control and Prevention-designed influenza assays for work on the JBAIDS. The assays ..... JBAIDS diagnostic capabilities. The Influenza A/B detection kit identifies Influenza

  7. WHO Declares H1N1 Pandemic Over

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    Wed, 18 Aug 2010

    This does not mean the H1N1 (2009) influenza virus is no longer active, in fact ..... dominant flu virus as we enter the 2010 influenza season. Based on its Advisory Committee ..... develops recommendations for seasonal influenza vaccine components and administration

  8. CDC Publishes New H1N1 and Flu PPE Guidelines: Science Prevails

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    Wed, 12 Jan 2011

    guidance for prevention of seasonal and H1N1 influenza . The new guidelines follow the CDC notice ..... placed on the patient reduced the risk for influenza infection in healthcare settings. Studies ..... actually carries infectious agents for influenza transmission. So, what about the use of respirators? Where