Estimated epidemiologic parameters and morbidity associated with pandemic H1N1 influenza
- Influenza pandemics: a historical retrospect. Tognotti, Eugenia // Journal of Infection in Developing Countries;2009, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p331
The article discusses the historical aspects of influenza virus pandemic. The author focuses on the recent global epidemic of the swine influenza or AH1N1 that has caused high morbidity and mortality. The author mentioned other influenza outbreaks, in which, the most severe pandemic that was...
- GeoSkills: Tracking H1N1. McMahon, Jim // Junior Scholastic;2/8/2010, Vol. 112 Issue 11, p22
The article features a map that shows how the H1N1 virus has spread around the world, a quiz about the H1N1 INFLUENZA, and a description of the Spanish influenza of 1918.
- A Brief History Of: Flu Pandemics. Walsh, Bryan // Time International (Atlantic Edition);5/11/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 19, p15
The article discusses the history of influenza pandemics. The mention of an illness similar to the flu by the Greek physician Hippocrates in 412 B.C. is mentioned, as well as the outbreak of a flu-like illness in Great Britain in 1485 and worldwide with the Spanish flu in 1918; the concern over...
- Closing the barn door...? // Nature Reviews Microbiology;Feb2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p79
The decision of an independent oversight committee to recommend the redaction of sensitive information from two influenza research papers highlights the complexities of dual-use research.
- Diagnosis and Antiviral Intervention Strategies for Mitigating an Influenza Epidemic. Moss, Robert; McCaw, James M.; McVernon, Jodie // PLoS ONE;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p1
Background: Many countries have amassed antiviral stockpiles for pandemic preparedness. Despite extensive trial data and modelling studies, it remains unclear how to make optimal use of antiviral stockpiles within the constraints of healthcare infrastructure. Modelling studies informed...
- Pandemic's progress: we saw it coming. Barrett, Michael // New Statesman;5/4/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4947, p14
In this article the author considers issues surrounding the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic. The focus of the article is the contention made by health authorities that a significant global outbreak of influenza is overdue. Other topics addressed include the transmission of the disease, the...
- ComparaÃ§Ã£o entre as pandemias de gripe de 1918 e 2009 na perspectiva do Hospital SÃ£o Vicente de Paulo em Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul. Rocha Jaskulski, Paula da; Rocha Jaskulski, Mariluce da; Guilhermano, Luiz Gustavo // Scientia Medica;2012, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p169
Aims: To compare the Spanish flu pandemic, which coincided with the year of founding of SÃ£o Vicente de Paulo Hospital, located in the city of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, with the influenza pandemic in 2009, both caused by the Influenza A H1N1 virus. Source of data: Hospital...
- SLICD THE FLU. Angelle, Amber // Discover;Oct2009, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p16
The article discusses the evolution and persistence of the influenza virus since the 1918 strain created a pandemic that caused at least 30 million deaths. The H1N1 swine flu strain that rose to pandemic status in 2009 is said to be a descendant of that strain. An electron micrograph image of...
- Epidemiology of the 2009 swine flu outbreak. // Current Science (00113891);4/10/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p956
The article offers information on the epidemiology of the 2009 swine flu outbreak.