H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu)

Lessons Learned From The H1N1 Pandemic

The H1N1 pandemic influenza provided several important lessons that may help in preparing for future influenza outbreaks, write Drs. Donald Low and Allison McGeer in an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca. (PDF) Although the death rate was lower than initially projected, the years of life lost was[Read More…]

FDA Clears First 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus Test Previously Available Under Emergency Use Authorization

Silver Spring, Maryland–(ENEWSPF)–May 24, 2010.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it has cleared the Simplexa Influenza A H1N1 (2009), a test for the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus in patients with signs and symptoms of respiratory infection. Until this clearance, tests for 2009 H1N1 Influenza were only available[Read More…]

H1N1 Flu: Situation Update, May 21, 2010

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–May 21, 2010. Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report called FluView. During the week of May 9-May 15, 2010, nationally all key flu indicators are low. Activity levels at this time are[Read More…]

Illinois Weekly H1N1 Activity Information Estimates, May 21, 2010

Springfield, IL–(ENEWSPF)–May 21, 2010. Illinois H1N1 CumulativeVaccine Allocation*(As of May 21, 2010) Allocated 3,981,400 Ordered 3,590,100 Shipped 3,585,920 * The above table represents H1N1 vaccine allocation for the 10 million people in Illinois who live outside the city of Chicago. Chicago receives an H1N1 vaccine allotment for its3 million residents[Read More…]

Illinois Weekly H1N1 Activity Information Estimates, May 14, 2010

Springfield, IL–(ENEWSPF)–May 14, 2010. Illinois H1N1 CumulativeVaccine Allocation*(As of May 14, 2010) Allocated 3,981,400 Ordered 3,589,300 Shipped 3,585,020 * The above table represents H1N1 vaccine allocation for the 10 million people in Illinois who live outside the city of Chicago. Chicago receives an H1N1 vaccine allotment for its3 million residents[Read More…]

H1N1 Flu: Situation Update, May 14, 2010

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–May 14, 2010. Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report called FluView. During the week of May 2-May 8, 2010, nationally all key flu indicators are low. Activity levels at this time are[Read More…]

Illinois Weekly H1N1 Activity Information Estimates, April 30, 2010

Springfield, IL–(ENEWSPF)–April 30, 2010. Illinois H1N1 CumulativeVaccine Allocation*(As of April 30, 2010) Allocated 4,105,200 Ordered 3,588,800 Shipped 3,584,620 * The above table represents H1N1 vaccine allocation for the 10 million people in Illinois who live outside the city of Chicago. Chicago receives an H1N1 vaccine allotment for its3 million residents[Read More…]

H1N1 Flu: Situation Update, April 30, 2010

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–April 30, 2010. Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report called FluView. During the week of April 18-24, 2010, nationally all key flu indicators declined from the previous week. Overall, influenza activity is[Read More…]

Illinois Weekly H1N1 Activity Information Estimates, April 23, 2010

Springfield, IL–(ENEWSPF)–April 23, 2010. Illinois H1N1 CumulativeVaccine Allocation*(As of April 23, 2010) Allocated 4,105,200 Ordered 3,588,700 Shipped 3,584,620 * The above table represents H1N1 vaccine allocation for the 10 million people in Illinois who live outside the city of Chicago. Chicago receives an H1N1 vaccine allotment for its3 million residents[Read More…]

H1N1 Flu: Situation Update, April 23, 2010

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–April 23, 2010. Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report called FluView. During the week of April 11-17, 2010, nationally most key flu indicators declined slightly from the previous week. Overall, influenza activity[Read More…]

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