CDC serves as a WHO Collaborating Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Control of Influenza
, one of six WHO Collaborating Centers for Influenza
in the WHO Global Influenza
Surveillance and Response System (GISRS).
season in South Africa has peaked and is declining; influenza
type B was the predominant virus of the season co-circulating with H1N1 (2009) and A(H3N2).
Inhaled zanamivir for the prevention of influenza
Green Cross will become the only seasonal influenza
vaccine manufacturer in Korea and also is developing avian influenza
is an acute respiratory illness that spreads through populations yearly during the winter months.
It's when something causes DNA inside an influenza
virus to change dramatically that big trouble erupts.
Human cases of avian influenza
in Thailand and Vietnam since December 2003 have peaked during both the rainy season and the burning season.
The three major types of influenza
viruses A, B and C all cause human disease.
Consequently, he says, public health officials would probably advocate precautionary use of the drugs if they foresaw a major influenza
symptoms generally involve aches, coughing and wheezing, but in severe cases can result in hospitalization and even death in the most vulnerable populations.
Children and teenagers 6 months to 18 years of age on long-term aspirin treatment, who, if they catch influenza
, could develop Reye's syndrome which causes coma, liver damage, and death
During May 24-September 5, three cases of human infection with novel influenza
A viruses were reported.