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Apr 01, 2010

Apr 14, 2010

Apr 14, 2010

HHS sees little progress on healthcare-related infections

(CIDRAP News) – The latest data show little progress in eliminating healthcare-associated infections, with several types increasing, according to a report released yesterday by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Apr 23, 2010

Apr 23, 2010

H1N1 LESSONS LEARNED Pandemic underscored influenza's unpredictability

Editor's Note: This is the first of a series of articles reviewing the world's experience with pandemic H1N1 influenza and what we've learned in the past year. Look for further installments in the days to come.

(CIDRAP News) – A year's experience with the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus has underscored the endless unpredictability of flu.

May 03, 2010

May 03, 2010

Researchers find lessons in first NYC H1N1 deaths

(CIDRAP News) – In the early days of the H1N1 flu pandemic, a large outbreak at a New York City high school sent a strong signal of the virus's wide reach beyond southwestern states, and a review of the first several deaths in that city shows which patients were most at risk and how early antiviral treatment was vital.

May 05, 2010

May 05, 2010

WHO panel offers clinical profile of H1N1

(CIDRAP News) – A panel of experts assembled by the World Health Organization (WHO) has published a clinical profile of pandemic H1N1 influenza, using data from scores of studies to fill in details of the broad picture that has emerged over the past year.

May 24, 2010

May 24, 2010

World Health Assembly wraps up work, targets childhood diseases

(CIDRAP News) – Delegates at the World Health Organization's (WHO's) World Health Assembly (WHA) wrapped up their 5-day meeting on May 21, taking aim at diseases such as childhood pneumonia and measles and addressing difficult issues involving equitable access to vaccines and medicines.

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