Archive for January 5th, 2014

US Seasonal Flu Widespread With H1N1 As The Dominant Strain

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Lawrence LeBlond January 5, 2014 The 2013-2014 influenza season is underway in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While last year’s flu season was one of the worst in recent years in the... »

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New strain of H1N1 flu hitting Clark County hard

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Statewide it’s at epidemic levels; not as high in county By Marissa Harshman January 4, 2014 It may be a new year, but a familiar foe is reappearing in Clark County. The flu strain H1N1 is the most prominent flu virus circulating the county, the state and the country. H1N1 was first introduced... »

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Tamiflu Resistance Driving Severe California pH1N1 Cases?

Sunday, January 5th, 2014 January 5, 2014 If patients continue to do poorly on oral oseltamivir, investigational intravenous zanamivir is available under an emergency investigational new drug (EIND) request to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To request an EIND, contact: (8:00AM – 4:30PM EST): 301-796-1500 The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a pH1N1 health... »

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