Influenza A/H1N1 was the most common strain, affecting slightly more than half of patients; the remainder had influenza A/H3N2 and influenza B. ... Early treatment with oseltamivir did not seem to have an effect on mortality in patients with influenza
A label change to note that Afluria influenza virus vaccine has been associated with an increased incidence of fever and febrile seizure among young children in Australia, mainly among those less ... Vaccines for the 2010-2011 influenza season in the
Put words in our mouth. Vaccines have been approved for the 2010-2011 influenza season, the FDA announced last week. ... This flu season will also be the first in which government recommendations call for vaccinating an expanded population: all people
We don't know if avian influenza is ever going to be a pandemic. ... Dr. Bartlett cited six areas to consider when planning for an avian flu pandemic:.
Seasonal influenza vaccine Fluarix was approved for children ages 3 years to 17 years. ... The vaccine, which contains inactivated influenza A and B viruses, had previously been approved for use in adults.
or suspected influenza at higher risk for complications because of their age or underlying medical conditions. ... Amantadine and rimantadine should not be used because of high resistance among circulating influenza A viruses.
The hospital had created the center in October 2017 in response to existing capacity issues, and the ensuing flu season “just put us over the top,” said hospitalist Robert L. ... A total of two patients, one with influenza and the other with presumed
for a health care-associated influenza (influenza-like illness or acute respiratory infection with onset of symptoms 48 hours or more after hospital admission or 48 hours or less after discharge). ... Concurrent influenza A virus strains from patients
clinicians for influenza-like illness by state), as reported by the CDC and Prevention Surveillance Network. ... Influenza activity in the months before hospitalization was not associated with either outcome.
New long-term data indicate that seniors who get annual influenza vaccinations significantly reduce their risk of being hospitalized for pneumonia or influenza during flu season. ... In addition, said the editorial, the protective effect varied according