Gabriel leung and angus nicoll provide their reflections on the international response to the 2009 h1n1 influenza pandemic, including what went well and what changes need to be made in anticipation of future flu pandemics. So i urge you to review the vast supply of information available on the national vaccine information center (nvic) web site, and join barbara loe fisher in her urging to take action against the potential threat of mandatory swine flu vaccinations. Swine flu article review 2 swine flu article review swine flu, also known as h 1 n 1 is a contagious influenza virus that ranges from moderate to severe in the spring of 2009, a new flu virus spread quickly across the united states and other countries. The 2009 h1n1 influenza (flu) pandemic occurred against a backdrop of pandemic response planning at all levels of government including years of developing, refining and regularly exercising response plans at the international, federal, state, local, and community levels. Nature includes articles on the history of swine flu and a blog rounding up the latest swine flu news from around the globe the new england journal of medicine h1n1 influenza center features articles, review papers and surveillance updates of swine flu news.
Swine flu is an influenza a virus most frequently of subtype h1n1, usually found in pigs but able to be transferred to humans review of the 2011-2012 winter. Article review on the swine flu the swine flu is a serious infection that has been known to kill people over the world in the united states alone we,. The current swine flu virus has developed over time by natural exchange of genetic material between human, bird and pig strains of the influenza virus, and this review does not suggest that the current virus has been leaked from a laboratory.
This article enlightens the brief review about the swine influenza virus, its modes of spread, and prevention measures swine influenza, also called swine flu. Vaccination is a key mechanism for prevention and control of seasonal and pandemic influenza around the world osterholm et al (2011) undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of licensed influenza vaccines in the united states of america of 5 707. Attitudes to vaccination: a critical review are prevalent and may be increasing since the influenza pandemic of 2009 final set of articles for full review.
A review article on swine flu megha kadam abstract swine flu refers to swine influenza or the viral infection caused by any of the several types of swine influenza. One class of antivirals, neuraminidase inhibitors (nais), is effective against all human influenza viruses systematic review of influenza resistance to the. In fact, although the term swine flu is often used to describe the outbreak, the official term for the 2009 virus is novel h1n1 influenza patient comments & reviews. Swine flu refers to swine influenza or the viral infection caused by any of the several types of swine influenza virus only people who used to have direct contact with pigs were observed to get swine flu in the past. East asia is an important contributor to influenza surveillance but often has mismatch between vaccine and contemporarily circulating strains who reviews.
Mini review article presanis am, lipsitch m, daniela de a swine flu investigation team, new york city department of health and mental hygiene, mental h, hagy a. Tamiflu is effective against influenza, major review finds tamiflu was stockpiled by the government and given to thousands of people during the 2009 swine flu epidemic. A 2011 metastudy from the university of minnesota, johns hopkins university and the marshfield clinic research foundation published in the lancet, efficacy and effectiveness of influenza vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis, analyzed 31 articles on the effectiveness of influenza vaccination trials conducted between 1967 and.
Results the initial pubmed search strategy retrieved 735 studies of these, 70 articles were selected for review because they mentioned cases of influenza-like illness in humans and included laboratory evidence of infection. Journal of risk research volume 19, 2016 - issue 1 submit an article swine flu and hype: a systematic review of media dramatization of the h1n1 influenza pandemic. The great influenza has 17,038 ratings and 1,449 reviews stephen said: i am really surprised at the number of positive reviews this book got, both profe.
Be sure to read our essential selection of articles and reviews on influenza (below)- all made free to all cochrane reviews on the prevention and treatment of influenza the cochrane library, viewed as the gold standard in evidence based medicine, has 17 systematic reviews available on the prevention and treatment of influenza. Influenza (commonly called the flu) is a highly contagious illness that can occur in children or adults of any age it occurs more often in the winter months be. We sought to systematically review the published literature describing the epidemiological aspects of the first wave of pandemic a(h1n1) 2009 influenza in the southern hemisphere fifteen studies were included in this review, originating from south america, australia or new zealand, and africa.