Revised WHO pandemic scale requires higher incidence of disease for most alert levels
- Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic: true or false alarm. Hayward, Andrew // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Oct2009, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p2
The author comments on the article, which raises concern regarding perceived over-reaction of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the mass media to the emergence of the influenza H1N1 strain. The author asserts that the organization has offered the impression of an escalation in virulence of...
- Pandemic Influenza and Emerging Diseases in the Dental Office: Update 2009-2010. DePaoia, Louis G.; Molinari, John // Access;Jan2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p9
The article offers information on pandemic influenza and other emerging diseases that has become a challenge for dentists. It discusses a wide range of unreported infectious diseases. The Novel Influenza A (H1N1, Swine Flu) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on June...
- The World Health Organisation Has Declared A Swine Flu. // AirGuide Online.com;6/29/2009, p1
The article reports that swine flu has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), as the virus is spreading all over the world. Authorities in Scotland have reported the first death from the virus, that of 38-year-old Jacqueline Fleming. According to WHO director-general Dr...
- WHO Pandemic Alert Phases. // Immunization Newsletter;2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p2
The article presents a discussion related to the pandemic alert phases for influenza A(H1N1) adapted from http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian influenza/ phase/en/) provided by the World Health Organization (WHO).
- H1N1 PANDEMIC OFFICIALLY ENDS. Passi, Gouri Rao // Indian Pediatrics;Oct2010, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p899
The article reports on the official declaration by World Health Organization (WHO) director Margaret Chan on August 10, 2010 that there is no longer a pandemic of the H1N1 virus based on epidemiological and virological information around the world, particularly in the Southern Hemisphere.
- H1N1 virus declines in temperate zone. // Fire Engineering;Apr2010, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p64
The article reports that more than 212 countries have reported laboratory-confirmed cases of pandemic influenza H1N1 as of February 7, 2010, including 15,292 deaths, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO).
- THE NEXT PANDEMIC. BARRY, JOHN M. // World Policy Journal;Summer2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p10
The article discusses pandemics caused by the influenza virus and nations' reactions to them. The author talks about the H5N1 virus that first appeared in Asia in 1997 and came back in 2004. The H1N1 virus that caused panic in 2009 is detailed. The author explains how the 2009 pandemic revealed...
- H1N1 And H5N1 Update. // Thailand Tourism Report;Q4 2011, Issue 4, p27
This article provides an update on H5N1 and H1N1 virus pandemics. Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI) discusses a resurgence of H1N1 virus in some countries around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) reveals low overall pandemic influenza virus transmission in Asia. BMI assesses...
- CHEAT SHEET. Cordova, Elisabeth Butler; Benson, Barbara // Crain's New York Business;7/27/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 30/31, p31
The article presents updates related to the outbreak of swine flu. In June 2009, the World Health Organization raised the H1N1 alert to its highest level, Phase 6, and declared the contagion to be globally pervasive and uncontainable. More than 60,000 people have flooded New York City's...