News & Perspective

Nov 26, 2013

Nov 26, 2013
2009 H1N1 influenza virus

Study estimates 2009 pandemic deaths at up to 203,000

Data show H1N1 deaths skewed toward young and reflect wide regional variance.

Nov 12, 2013

Nov 12, 2013

News Scan for Nov 12, 2013

Pneumonia in children
Possible pandemic risk bias
New IDSA journal

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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