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Dec 31, 2013

Dec 31, 2013

News Scan for Dec 31, 2013

H7N9 case in Taiwan
US flu activity, deaths

Dec 20, 2013

Dec 20, 2013
Doctors office

Texas cluster part of rising H1N1 activity in state, nation

News of a severe ILI cluster in Texas parallels a dramatic flu rise—mostly from H1N1—in the region and nation.

Dec 18, 2013

Dec 18, 2013
IV drip

Texas health officials probe severe flu-like illness cluster

An flu-like illness cluster has hospitalized eight people with severe infections, four of them fatal, and tests show 2009 H1N1 flu in one of the survivors.

Aug 16, 2013

Aug 16, 2013
Clinician examining lung film

Study shows cytokine storm in fatal 2009 H1N1 cases

Researchers found clear evidence that an intense immune response played a role in the demise of some pandemic H1N1 victims.

Aug 09, 2013

Aug 09, 2013

Flu Scan for Aug 09, 2013

H3N2v case in Indiana
H1N1 infection and narcolepsy

Feb 01, 2013

Feb 01, 2013

CDC: Pandemic vaccine prevented 1 million cases, 300 deaths

(CIDRAP News) – The influenza vaccine that was developed to fight the 2009 pandemic saved roughly 300 lives and prevented about 1 million illnesses and 6,000 hospitalizations, or under 3% of the estimated total burden in each category, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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