TITLE

Surveillance for the 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus and Seasonal Influenza Viruses -- New Zealand, 2009

AUTHOR(S)
Huang, Q. S.; Bandaranayake, D.; Lopez, L. D.; Pirie, R.; Peacey, M.; Hall, R.; Bocacao, J.; Adlam, B.; Hope, V.; Croxson, M.; Basu, I.; Roberts, S.; Lindeman, J.; Gale, C.; Mansell, C.; Olsen, L.; Blackmore, T.; Jennings, L.; Werna, A.; Barrett, K.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/28/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 33, p918
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the influenza A (H1N1) virus which was first observed in the U.S. and Mexico in 2009. The virus was imported into New Zealand by a group of high school students returning from Mexico in April 2009. The students went through isolation quarantine which was conducted by government and health officials and other medical groups. The officials are closely monitoring the influenza A H1N1 virus to check if it would spread further to other countries.
ACCESSION #
43994930

 

Related Articles

  • Sign of the times -- May 2009.  // New Zealand Doctor;4/21/2010, p3 

    The article reports that April 25, 2010 marks the first anniversary of the day students and teachers in Auckland, New Zealand was infected by swine flu.

  • 65 NS trainees still under quarantine.  // Malay Mail;6/19/2012, p6 

    The article reports that around 65 Malaysian National Service Training Programme (NS) trainees from Dusun Resort Camp in Kuala Nerang in Kedah are under quarantine for H1N1 infection.

  • Patients with influenza A (H1N1) may be contagious longer than initially thought.  // Infectious Disease News;Oct2009, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p24 

    The article discusses a study which found that patients with influenza A (H1N1) may actually shed live virus longer than the seven-day precautionary isolation recommendations from infection control experts.

  • I Got the Swine Flu. Dalis, Melissa // Teen Ink;Dec2009, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p25 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being quarantined for suspected swine flu infection and learning more about mathematics from a famous mathematics professor from Princeton University.

  • Singapore.  // AirGuide Online.com;6/1/2009, p11 

    The article reports on the first positive case of swine flu detected in Singapore. According to the government of Singapore, a 22-year-old woman was detected to be affected by the H1N1 virus after she returned from New York. The woman who returned on September 11, 2009, on a Singapore Airlines...

  • China.  // AirGuide Online.com;5/18/2009, p2 

    The article reports that more than 130 of the 150 passengers aboard a flight which carried a Chinese man with suspected case of H1N1 flu is quarantined in China. The man took a Northwest Airlines flight from Minneapolis/Saint Paul which stopped in Tokyo and landed at Beijing. The man had...

  • China.  // AirGuide Online.com;5/4/2009, p6 

    The article reports on the move of China to quarantine 70 Mexican travelers as a precautionary measure for swine flu. It states that in Beijing, Mexicans are asked to identify themselves on arriving flights and isolated from other travelers after landing. With regards to the precautionary...

  • Bracing for H1N1.  // Scholastic Administrator;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p13 

    The article reports on the move of the U.S. Department of Education and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide schools with guidelines for dealing with the H1N1 virus, which include handwashing, vaccination of students, and keeping sick children at home.

  • School Closures and Student Contact Patterns. Jackson, Charlotte; Mangtani, Punam; Vynnycky, Emilia; Fielding, Katherine; Kitching, Aileen; Mohamed, Huda; Roche, Anita; Maguire, Helen // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Feb2011, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p245 

    To determine how school closure for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 affected students' contact patterns, we conducted a retrospective questionnaire survey at a UK school 2 week after the school reopened. School closure was associated with a 65% reduction in the mean total number of contacts for each student.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics