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Disease: Influenza

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National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

The mission of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is the prevention of disease, disability, and death through immunization and by control of respiratory and related diseases. This web page contains additional …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine in Various Age Groups

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, details a randomized clinical trial conducted in China to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a split-virus, inactivated vaccine candidate against the 2009 pandemic …

Author: Zhu F, Wang H, Fang H, et al.

Publication date: 2009

Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections in Three Pregnant Women--United States, April to May 2009

During seasonal influenza epidemics and previous pandemics, pregnant women have been at increased risk for complications related to influenza infection. In addition, maternal influenza virus infection and accompanying hyperthermia place fetuses at …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2009

Outpatient Upper Respiratory Tract Viral Infections in Children With Malaria Symptoms in Western Kenya

This article, which appeared in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, describes a cross-sectional study conducted in Kenya’s Nyanza Province to investigate the burden of viral respiratory disease, including influenza, in …

Author: Waitumbi JN, Kuypers J, Anyona SB, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Pandemic Flu and You

Pandemicfluandyou.org is a comprehensive resource guide on pandemic influenza. The site is a one-stop, easy-to-use web portal which contains the most current information and web based resources detailing how a flu pandemic might affect individuals, …

Author: Trust for America's Health

Pandemic Influenza

This web page provides comprehensive information on pandemic influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policymakers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pandemic Influenza in Africa, Lessons Learned From 1968: A Systematic Review of the Literature

This article, published in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, reviews published data on pandemic influenza virus infection in Africa from January 1950 through August 2008, a time period covering the influenza A(H2N2) pandemic of 1957 and the …

Author: Ortiz JR, Lafond KE, Wong, TA, Uyeki TM

Publication date: 2011

The Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Challenge

This editorial, published in the journal Vaccine, discusses some of the challenges of meeting influenza vaccine demand in the event of a pandemic, including vaccine technology, manufacturing capacity, demand for seasonal influenza …

Author: Kieny MP, Fukuda K

Publication date: 2008

Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Policy -- Considering the Early Evidence

This editorial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), comments on two articles released through NEJM (Greenberg et al. and Clark et al.) that describe preliminary data on the immunogenicity of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 …

Author: Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2009

Pandemic Planning Update VI: A Report from Secretary Michael O. Leavitt

This report provides an update on the US government's progress in energizing a national pandemic influenza preparedness movement over nearly three years. The report includes a timeline of pandemic preparedness events; monitoring and …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

Publication date: 2009

Pandemic Preparedness

This web page provides information and links to useful resources on global influenza pandemic preparedness, including how to detect and prepare for a pandemic as well as responses to an influenza pandemic.

Author: World Health Organization

Pandemic Preparedness and Response – Lessons From the H1N1 Influenza of 2009

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reviews and critiques the global H1N1 pandemic response in 2009. It discusses lessons learned by identifying key successes and shortcomings, and outlines steps that could improve …

Author: Fineberg HV

Publication date: 2014

PATH Influenza Vaccine Project: Accelerating the Development of New Influenza Vaccines for Low-Resource Countries

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, discusses the current influenza vaccine landscape and the steps that PATH, an international global health nonprofit, is taking through its Influenza Vaccine Project to accelerate the development …

Author: Neuzil KM, Tsvetnitsky V, Nyari LJ, Bright RA, Boslego JW

Publication date: 2012

Path to Impact: A Report From the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Convening on Maternal Immunization in Resource-Limited Settings; Berlin – January 29-30, 2015

This article, published in Vaccine, presents the outcomes of a convening of global stakeholders in vaccine development, policy, and delivery, as well as the maternal, newborn, and child health community, on the potential of maternal immunization to …

Author: Sobanjo-ter Meulen A, Abramson J, Mason E, et al.

Publication date: 2015

The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

The Potential for Respiratory Droplet-Transmissible A/H5N1 Influenza Virus to Evolve in a Mammalian Host

This article, published in Science, details a study to determine the potential for avian influenza A/H5N1 viruses to become transmissible via respiratory droplets between mammals in nature. From surveillance data, the researchers concluded that some …

Author: Russell CA, Fonville JM, Brown AEX, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Pregnancy and Infection

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reviews immunologic alterations during pregnancy. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Kourtis AP, Read JS, Jamieson DJ

Publication date: 2014

Prevent Childhood Influenza

This website provides materials about childhood influenza vaccination in the United States. It is targeted to both consumer and healthcare professionals. Materials include fact sheets, videos, social media sharing tools, real-life stories, …

Author: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition

Preventing and Controlling Influenza With Available Interventions

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides the author's perspective on current influenza patterns, populations most affected by the virus, interventions currently available and being used to prevent and control …

Author: Uyeki TM

Publication date: 2014

Progress with Human H5N1 Vaccines: A Perspective From Industry

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, offers an industry perspective on the progress made toward preparedness for a potential human influenza H5N1 pandemic, with a review of research, development, testing, and current …

Author: Palache B, Krause R

Publication date: 2009

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