News tagged with influenza outbreak
(Medical Xpress)—Health care workers who consistently wear special fitted face masks while on duty are much less likely to get clinical respiratory and bacterial infections, according to new research led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Just the mention of H1N1 can conjure up images of long lines of people waiting to be vaccinated, news reports of the severity of the pandemic and the count of the number of people who perished from the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A five-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, bringing the country's toll from the deadly virus to five so far this year, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cambodia on Friday reported three new human cases of bird flu, two of them fatal, in the first three weeks of this year. That's as many cases as the Southeast Asian country reported in all of 2012.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Three people have died in Romania and Macedonia after being infected with the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu, the two countries' health ministries said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As U.S. health officials recommend flu shots and frequent hand washing for protection during this season's influenza outbreak, dietitians point to another significant defense weapon: healthy ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
New York's governor declared a public health emergency Saturday for the state because of the severity of the flu season, as officials across the U.S. grapple with the worst flu outbreak in several years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
The United States was in the grip Thursday of a deadly influenza outbreak that has hit harder and earlier than in previous years, and has claimed the lives of at least 18 children.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—With the United States in the throes of one of the worst flu outbreaks in years, health-care experts say there are ways you can fight back and protect yourself from the virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The 2012-2013 influenza season in Norway is emerging and above the epidemic threshold. The activity at the moment is of medium intensity. The three different influenza viruses that are circulating are all ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new process to make a one-time, universal influenza vaccine has been discovered by a researcher at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection and his partners.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New computer model takes a page from weather forecasting to predict regional peaks in influenza outbreaks
Scientists have developed a system to predict the timing and severity of seasonal influenza outbreaks that could one day help health officials and the general public better prepare for them. The system adapts ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In developed countries people over 65 years old are the most likely to die from an influenza outbreak and people in nursing homes, where the virus is difficult to control, are especially vulnerable.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Canadian man has been hospitalized in southwestern Ontario with a new variant of the swine flu virus that caused a 2009 pandemic, a public health official announced Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0