• Influenza ward at Walter Reed Hospital , in Washington, D.C. during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-1919. (wikipedia.org)
  • And where influenza typically kills mainly the very young or the old and infirm, the 1918 outbreak disproportionately claimed the lives of healthy young adults. (wsj.com)
  • The deadly disease that stuck in pandemic form in 1918 was the Spanish influenza, although it would take the world many more decades to find the microbe which caused the disease, and still longer to understand it. (angelfire.com)
  • This intense focus on influenza can be traced back to the worst pandemic in human history - the "Spanish influenza" that struck in 1918 in the midst of the First World War. (si.edu)
  • The influenza pandemic of 1918 decimated populations around the world. (si.edu)
  • The misnamed "Spanish Flu" of 1918, in contrast to most influenza pandemics that target infants and the elderly, hit especially hard among younger adults, and caused more deaths than any great war. (springer.com)
  • Today in Washington D.C., US Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut revealed that his grandmother was killed by influenza during the 1918 pandemic. (nature.com)
  • Influenza caused a deadly worldwide pandemic in 1918-1919, as populations were weakened in the aftermatch of World War I. Over 20 million died worldwide. (conservapedia.com)
  • The 1918 political fights in America over #influenza precautions -- masks, banned gatherings, closing schools and churches -- don't seem so distant & quaint anymore. (twitter.com)
  • In 1918, small towns in #Tennessee were as badly hit as large cities as big cities by the # influenza #pandemic . (twitter.com)
  • John Barry's The Great Influenza describes the background, course, and effects of the 1918 influenza pandemic, a disease that started in the heart of the United States and spread virtually all over the world. (gmu.edu)
  • In the 20th century, three influenza pandemics occurred: Spanish influenza in 1918 (~50 million deaths), Asian influenza in 1957 (two million deaths), and Hong Kong influenza in 1968 (one million deaths). (wikipedia.org)
  • GLOBAL - The most dangerous characteristic of avian influenza is its ability to mutate quickly from a low-pathogenic disease of the respiratory tract to a high-pathogenic disease with mortality rates up to 100%, explained David Swayne, DVM, PhD, research veterinarian with the USDA. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • Frequently Asked Flu Questions: 2019-2020 Influenza Season. (medscape.com)
  • A study sample goal of 1000 U.S. NHs, housing approximately 112,000 overall residents and 92,000 over the age of 65 years, of whom 64,500 are long-stay NH residents, will be recruited for each of the 2019-20 and 2020-21 influenza seasons. (centerwatch.com)
  • For healthy adults and children, influenza can resolve on its own with proper home remedies, plenty of rest and consuming plenty of liquids to reduce the risk of dehydration. (healthcentral.com)
  • The seasonal and latitudinal distribution of outbreaks of type A influenza in the world, 1964-1975, summarized from the Weekly Epidemiological Record of the World Health Organization into major zones. (nih.gov)
  • Yearly vaccinations against influenza are recommended by the World Health Organization for those at high risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • US - A case of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed in Lincoln County, Tennessee chicken breeder flock this past weekend, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) was notified by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) that the agency has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial broiler breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee, along the Mississippi flyway. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • ANALYSIS - The risk of high-path avian influenza (HPAI) is expected to have a major impact on US poultry exports in the next few years, according to a report from Rabobank. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • Keep saving lives this summer by recommending your preteen patients stay on track with their vaccinations - #HPV , #Meningococcal , #Tdap & # Influenza . (twitter.com)
  • Influenza research involves investigating molecular virology , pathogenesis , host immune responses , genomics , and epidemiology regarding influenza . (wikipedia.org)
  • The University of Washington Virology lab data shows an increase in influenza A reports as well as circulating rhinovirus and RSV. (kingcounty.gov)
  • Dogs suffering with the mild form of canine influenza develop a soft, moist cough that persists for 10 to 30 days. (lsu.edu)
  • Canine influenza (or the so called dog flu) is a disease that usually shows up in dogs (just as the name canine suggests). (selfgrowth.com)
  • Most of the dogs suffering from canine influenza do not have any clinical signs specific only to this medical condition. (vetinfo.com)
  • Because of this, canine influenza can be easily confused with kennel cough. (vetinfo.com)
  • However, if you choose to rely on natural remedies for treating canine influenza, this does not mean that you do not have to take the dog to the veterinarian. (vetinfo.com)
  • In South Carolina, doctors have confirmed at least 59 cases of influenza in recent weeks. (inquisitr.com)
  • Between 9 May and 4 June 2009, a total of 401 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza A(H1N1)v virus were reported in Japan, from 16 of the 47 Japanese prefectures. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • The 182,228 patients with influenza represented a rate of 29 cases per 10,000 deliveries, and 2.09% of them involved severe maternal morbidity, compared to severe maternal morbidity in just 0.66% of deliveries without influenza. (medscape.com)
  • For example, 0.3% of patients with influenza developed shock/sepsis whereas only 0.04% of patients without influenza did. (medscape.com)
  • But trends with severe maternal morbidity in patients with influenza went in the other direction, increasing more than 200% over 15 years, from 100 to 342 cases of severe maternal morbidity per 10,000 patients with influenza. (medscape.com)
  • The risk may be higher for older adults, patients with influenza B infections, and patients experiencing their first heart attack. (medindia.net)
  • SILVER SPRING, MD - A US Food A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee has recommended two changes for the influenza vaccine for the 2016-2017 season. (medscape.com)
  • The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) previously reported that the 2015-2016 influenza vaccine had an overall effectiveness of 59% , with a 51% rate for the A(H1N1) component and 76% effectiveness against B strains. (medscape.com)
  • Surveillance data for the 2015-2016 influenza season so far indicates low activity, said researchers from the CDC. (medscape.com)
  • Cite this: FDA Advisers Pick 2016-2017 Influenza Vaccine Strains - Medscape - Mar 04, 2016. (medscape.com)
  • To estimate influenza vaccination coverage among U.S. health care personnel for the 2015-16 influenza season, CDC conducted an opt-in Internet panel survey of 2,258 health care personnel during March 28-April 14, 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • The Internet panel survey was conducted for CDC by Abt Associates, Inc. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) during March 28-April 14, 2016, to provide estimates of influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel during the 2015-16 influenza season. (cdc.gov)
  • Only 59.3 percent of children and 41.7 percent of adults received an influenza vaccination during the 2015 - 2016 flu season. (aafp.org)
  • In the US, almost 70% of the specimens characterized by the CDC have been A strains, with a slight majority being A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)pdm09-like, said Lisa Grohskopf, MD, MPH, associate chief for policy and liaison activities in the CDC's influenza division. (medscape.com)
  • CDC's Influenza Division developed a rapid and reliable viral genomic sequencing kit called the Mobile Influenza Analysis (MIA). (cdc.gov)
  • Overall, 79.0% of survey participants reported receiving an influenza vaccination during the 2015-16 season, similar to the 77.3% coverage reported for the 2014-15 season ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Recombinant (RIV4), cell-culture based (ccIIV4), and live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) will be available in quadrivalent formulations. (cdc.gov)
  • Participants will discuss recommendations in a draft report provided by the FACOSH Emerging Issues Workgroup on federal agency pandemic influenza preparedness planning for the federal workforce. (ishn.com)
  • Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza (flu) in patients 12 years of age and older who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. (fda.gov)
  • Our findings are important because an association between influenza and acute myocardial infarction reinforces the importance of vaccination," said lead author Jeff Kwong, a scientist at Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) -- Canada-based non-profit. (medindia.net)
  • Dr Sucher discussed recommended dosing and efficacy data for antivirals indicated for treatment of adults and children with acute, uncomplicated influenza. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Furthermore, the miniSTONE-2 trial found similar efficacy to oseltamivir in terms of alleviation of signs and symptoms and incidence of adverse effects in healthy children between 1 and 12 years of age with acute, uncomplicated influenza. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • According to a 2014 meta-analysis, 4 71 people have to be vaccinated in order for a single case of influenza to be avoided - a ratio that speaks to the ineffectiveness of this annual routine. (lewrockwell.com)
  • We report a case of influenza vaccine-induced ILD with a review of the literature. (redgage.com)
  • They looked at all maternal patients aged 15-54 who had a diagnosis of influenza. (medscape.com)
  • In the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers identified 332 patients from 2009 to 2014 who were hospitalised for a heart attack within one year of a laboratory-confirmed influenza diagnosis. (medindia.net)
  • The authors conclude that an internet-based approach can yield accurate estimates of end-of-season influenza vaccination rates in time to support improved management of the subsequent season. (rand.org)
  • Unlike the 2014-2015 influenza season, illnesses and deaths from the virus have been fairly modest in the US so far this flu season. (medscape.com)
  • Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel during the 2015-16 influenza season, assessed using an opt-in Internet panel survey, was 79.0%, similar to coverage during the 2014-15 season. (cdc.gov)
  • Similar surveys have been conducted since the 2010-11 influenza season, and survey methodology has been reported previously ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The internet-based rates were comparable to those from the NHIS and were obtained in less than six weeks following the end of influenza vaccination season. (rand.org)
  • Indiana health officials say the state has recorded its first influenza-related death of the 2018-19 season at an unusually early time. (wlfi.com)