News & Perspective

Feb 03, 2014

Feb 03, 2014

Flu Scan for Feb 03, 2014

H5N1 cases in Vietnam, China
H7N9, H5N1, and H1N1 comparison

Jan 13, 2014

Jan 13, 2014

Flu Scan for Jan 13, 2014

H5N1 in birds in China, Vietnam
Global flu activity

May 12, 2009

May 12, 2009

WHO likely to counsel restraint on antivirals for H1N1

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to release clinical guidance that will say most patients sick with the novel H1N1 influenza (swine flu) will not need antiviral treatment, but the drugs should be considered for high-risk groups, a WHO official said today.

Nov 15, 2007

Nov 15, 2007

THE PANDEMIC VACCINE PUZZLE Can we vaccinate enough people in time to matter?

Maryn McKennaContributing Writer

(CIDRAP News) – This in-depth article investigates the prospects for development of vaccines to head off the threat of an influenza pandemic posed by the H5N1 avian influenza virus. Its seven parts put advances in vaccine technology in perspective by illuminating the formidable barriers to producing an effective and widely usable vaccine in a short time frame.

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