Update: Influenza Activity-United States and Worldwide, 1998-99 Season, and Composition of the 1999-2000 Influenza Vaccine

June 1999
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/16/99, Vol. 281 Issue 23, p2178
Academic Journal
Presents statistics for the prevalence of influenza in the United States and the world. Role of the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in gathering the data; Different strains of influenza viruses, such as influenza A (H3N2); Number of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza; Global differences in the strains of influenza; Loose plans for the development of a blanket vaccine.


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