Knowledge and attitudes of university students toward pandemic influenza: a cross-sectional study from Turkey
- Influenza. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;11/4/2005, Vol. 80 Issue 44, p400
This article focuses on influenza activity in different countries. Localized influenza A activity remained low in Manitoba. During week 43, low influenza activity was detected in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, Japan, Mexico, Mongolia and the U.S.
- Influenza. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;3/31/2006, Vol. 81 Issue 13, p127
The article reports on the overall influenza activity during week 11 in some European and Asian countries. In Finland, localized influenza B activity was discovered in army garrisons. In Norway, influenza activity has been deteriorating since week 8 but stayed on widespread. In Belarus,...
- Revisiting 1957-1958 influenza pandemic may provide clues to combating H1N1. Volansky, Rob // Infectious Diseases in Children;Sep2009, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p51
The article reports on the claims of researchers from the Center for Biosecurity at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania, that revisiting the H2N2 Asian influenza outbreak in 1957 to 1958 could provide clues to combating H1N1.
- Behavioural intentions in response to an influenza pandemic. Kok, Gerjo; Jonkers, Ruud; Gelissen, Roger; Meertens, Ree; Schaalma, Herman; de Zwart, Onno // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10, p174
Background: Little is known regarding which behavioural responses can be expected if an influenza pandemic were to occur. Methods: A survey comprising questions based on risk perception theories, in particular PMT, was conducted with a Dutch sample. Results: Although fear that an influenza...
- Go figure. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;May2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p12
The article presents statistics related to health including the number of Democrats members on the five-person National Labor Relations Board, the percentage of subjects with mobility problems in nursing care facilities, and the drop of flu cases in Ontario, Canada in 1997.
- Making the paper: Neil Ferguson. // Nature;9/8/2005, Vol. 437 Issue 7056, pxi
Focuses on what will happen if a flu pandemic arose in Asia according to Neil Ferguson. Research conducted by Ferguson; Model simulating an outbreak.
- Update: Influenza Activity -- United States, April 2-8, 2006. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/21/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 15, p431
Presents the results of a laboratory survey of influenza activities in the U.S. during April 2-8, 2006. Percentage of specimens testing positive for influenza; Deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza; Outpatient visits for influenza-like illness; Assessment of human avian influenza A virus...
- Independent Nurse: World Outbreak Information - Week beginning 7 November. // GP: General Practitioner;11/11/2005, p93
The article presents information about the outbreak of influenza from around the world. It is informed that the media have reported a confirmed outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza in wild swans in eastern Croatia in October. There are media reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Cebu province in...
- Influenza-associated Deaths in Tropical Singapore. Chow, Angela; Ma, Stefan; Ai Ee Ling; Suok Kai Chew // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jan2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p114
We used a regression model to examine the impact of influenza on death rates in tropical Singapore for the period 1996-2003. Influenza A (H3N2) was the predominant circulating influenza virus subtype, with consistently significant and robust effect on mortality rates. Influenza was associated...