Risk, insurance, preparedness and the disappearance of the population: The case of pandemic influenza
- Flu is here and looking for a comeback. Leuer, Kevin // Minnesota Fire Chief;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p43
No abstract available.
- Planning for a Pandemic. // Quality Progress;Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p12
The article focuses on the report on quality tools and techniques suggested by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) in preparation for flu outbreaks such as the rapid-cycle plan-do-check-act and force analysis field in the U.S. It notes that the World Conference on Quality and Improvement is the...
- BATTLING H1N1. KEHOE, BOB // Health Facilities Management;Dec2009, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p12
The article provides an insider's perspective on the H1N1 flu pandemic and the many ripple effects caused by vaccine shortages. The earliest known and later confirmed case of H1N1 in the U.S. occurred in April 2009, when a 9-year-old girl in Imperial, California was struck by the virus. By April...
- 2009 H1N1/Swine Flu -- Anatomy of an Outbreak. Wilde, James A. // Infectious Disease Alert;6/4/2009 Swine Flu, p1
The article offers information on the 2009 H1N1 swine flu outbreak. It discusses how flu activity is monitored at the state and national level in the U.S. It cites three reasons behind the increased urgency for swine flu investigation. It claims that the total number of infected patients has...
- The 0.5 Pandemic. Hall, Stephen S. // New York;10/12/2009, Vol. 42 Issue 33, p30
The article examines the H1N1 influenza pandemic in New York City in 2009. Swine flu originated in pigs and research suggests that the strain has a complicated and exotic history. The Saint Francis Preparatory School has been called the epicenter of H1N1 in the city by local media due to the...
- How to prepare for the second wave of swine flu. // New Scientist;8/15/2009, Vol. 203 Issue 2721, p3
An introduction to a survey of more than 300 influenza and public health experts regarding the next wave of the swine flu pandemic is presented.
- Pre- and Postpandemic Estimates of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) Seroprotection to Inform Surveillance-Based Incidence, by Age, During the 2013â€“2014 Epidemic in Canada. Skowronski, Danuta M.; Chambers, Catharine; Sabaiduc, Suzana; Janjua, Naveed Z.; Li, Guiyun; Petric, Martin; Krajden, Mel; Purych, Dale; Li, Yan; De Serres, Gaston // Journal of Infectious Diseases;Jan2015, Vol. 211 Issue 1, p109
To understand the epidemic resurgence of influenza due to the 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) strain (A[H1N1]pdm09) during the 2013â€“2014 influenza season, we compared age-related cross-sectional estimates of seroprotection before the pandemic (during 2009) and after the pandemic (during...
- PLANNING FOR H1N1. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Nov2009 MD Lounge Supplement, p5
No abstract available.
- Surveillance for Influenza during the 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic—United States, April 2009—March 2010. Brammer, Lynnette; Blanton, Lenee; Epperson, Scott; Mustaquim, Desiree; Bishop, Amber; Kniss, Krista; Dhara, Rosaline; Nowell, Mackenzie; Kamimoto, Laurie; Finelli, Lyn // Clinical Infectious Diseases;2011, Vol. 52 Issue suppl_1, pS27
The emergence in April 2009 and subsequent spread of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus resulted in the first pandemic of the 21st century. This historic event was associated with unusual patterns of influenza activity in terms of the timing and persons affected in the United States...