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Influenza-related death most common in children younger than 2 years

Healio - Apr 27, 2017
ATLANTA — The highest mortality rate regarding influenza-related pediatric death occurs most frequently in children younger than 2 years of age, with minimal vaccination coverage observed within this demographic, according to research published at the ...

Influenza is hitting Maine hard this year, and later than usual

WCSH-TV - Apr 18, 2017
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- If you've noticed a lot of people calling in sick at your work, there's a good reason for it: influenza. It is on the rise. That's according to health expert Dr. Dora Anne Mills, vice president of clinical affairs at ...

Researchers Examine the True Effects of Influenza Vaccination

Infection Control Today - Apr 27, 2017
(2017) quantify direct and indirect effects of influenza vaccination examining the standard Susceptible-Infected-Recovered (SIR) and Susceptible-Infected-Recovered-Susceptible (SIRS) model as well as simulation results of a sophisticated simulation ...

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Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

by: CDC
Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and published by the Public Health Foundation, this edition provides updated immunization and vaccine information to public health practitioners, healthcare providers, health educators, pharmacists, nurses, and others involved in administering immunizations. Current, credible, and comprehensive, "The Pink Book" contains information on each vaccine-preventable disease and delivers immunization providers with the latest information on: •Principles of vaccination •General recommendations on immunization •Vaccine safety •Child/adult immunization schedules •International vaccines/Foreign language terms •Vaccination data and statistics The 13th Edition offers an easy-to-read format for immunization professionals to use and reference.
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Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It

by: Gina Kolata
A national bestseller, the fast-paced and gripping account of the Great Flu Epidemic of 1918 from acclaimed science journalist Gina Kolata, now featuring a new epilogue about avian flu.

When we think of plagues, we think of AIDS, Ebola, anthrax spores, and, of course, the Black Death. But in 1918 the Great Flu Epidemic killed an estimated forty million people virtually overnight. If such a plague returned today, taking a comparable percentage of the US population with it, 1.5 million Americans would die.
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Influenza - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

What is influenza? Influenza's one of the most common infectious diseases, and is caused the influenza virus. Subscribe - https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos ...

Three Types of Flu

Learn about the three types of influenza virus (Type A, Type B, and Type C) and what makes them differ from one another. Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease ...

WHO: Influenza, an Unpredictable Threat

Several influenza pandemics affected the world population over the course of the 20th and early 21st centuries and the threat of the next pandemic looms large.

Influenza animation - flu virus mechanism

Animation of the mechanism of an influenza virus and how Crucell's antibodies target the HA1 proteins on the virus and prevent further spread of influenza.

Influenza Virus - A Viral Infection, Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

Influenza, is a contagious respiratory infection caused by a variety of flu viruses. Symptoms of flu involve muscle aches and soreness, headache. Sometimes it ...