Public health interventions for epidemics: implications for multiple infection waves
- H5N1 Virus: Crisis For Egypt? // Egypt Tourism Report;Q4 2008, p30
The article questions whether the H5N1 bird flu virus will pose a threat to the tourism industry of Egypt in the fourth quarter of 2008. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) as of July, confirmed 22 human deaths caused by the H5N1 virus, the majority of which had been women and girls....
- Zoonotic diseases and human health: The human influenza example. Schoub, Barry D. // Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research;2012, Vol. 79 Issue 2, Special section p1
Over the past few decades a large number of new and emerging infectious diseases have been recognised in humans, partly because of improved diagnostic technologies and increased awareness and also, partly because of dynamic ecological changes between human hosts and their exposure to animals and...
- Influenza activity. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;9/10/2004, Vol. 79 Issue 37, p339
The article focuses on the incidence of influenza around the world. Influenza activity remained low in most parts of the world in weeks 29-35, except in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. In Argentina, cases of influenza decreased and remained low since week 29. In China, moderate...
- NOUVEAU CONCEPT DE Sï¿½CURITï¿½ ET GESTION DES ï¿½PIDï¿½MIES EN CHINE. Rollet, Vincent // Politique et Sociï¿½tï¿½s;2006, Vol. 25 Issue 2/3, p69
In the light of the evolution of the concept of Security in China and of the link that is now made between infectious diseases and non-traditional security (NTS), this article proposes to analyze the way China deals with epidemics today, notably the avian influenza. It is interested particularly...
- A rough flu season has CDC taking stock of supplies. Margolis, Kyle // AHA News;12/15/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 25, p2
Reports on the outbreak of influenza across the U.S. in November 2003. States affected by the outbreak; Number of cases reported by hospitals; Effort of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address the problem.
- Health officials warn of Asian bird flu pandemic. // Modern Healthcare;1/3/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p30
Reports on the warning issued by health officials on bird flu pandemic in Asia. Contagiousness of the disease; Effect of bird flu outbreaks on the region; Factors that may lead to another outbreak of the disease.
- Killer microbes test our readiness to fight infection. Curson, Peter; Perry, Bronwen // Geodate;Mar2004, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p8
Presents information on the outbreak of bird flu epidemic throughout East Asia. Cause and origin of the virus; Information on the possible threat to human health; Details of the human to animal transmission of the virus.
- Surveillance Data Suggest That Preschoolers Drive Flu Epidmics; Findings May Have Implications for Immunization Policy. // Ascribe Newswire: Health;9/29/2005, p1
This article focuses on a new clinical study by researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, which suggests that otherwise healthy 3- and 4-year-olds drive flu epidemics, a pattern that may warrant consideration when formulating immunization policy. The study is reported...
- Avian Influenza Outbreaks Create Concern About Human
Infection, Mayo Clinic Researchers Warn. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;4/16/2004, p43
The occurrence of avian influenza in humans is a reminder of the vulnerability of people to an emerging pandemic, Mayo Clinic researchers warn in the current issue of the journal "Mayo Clinic Proceedings." Mayo Clinic researchers review the latest outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza...