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Inadequate use of masks or respirators put health care workers at risk of 2009 H1N1 infection during the earliest stages of the 2009 pandemic in the U.S.
People with asthma who are admitted to hospital with pandemic influenza H1N1 (swine flu) are half as likely to die or require intensive care than those without asthma, according to this study.
People with asthma who are admitted to hospital with pandemic influenza H1N1 (swine flu) are half as likely to die or require intensive care than those without asthma.
For those infected with the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus, extreme obesity was a powerful risk factor for death.
New research shows that individuals with mild H1N1 infection may go undetected using standard diagnostic criteria.
MADISON, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 99 percent of specimens tested for influenza were positive for H1N1 over approximately the past 11 months, according to a report released today from Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX).
Pregnant women who caught the H1N1 influenza were far less likely to die as a result of the disease if they were treated by flu medication within the first 48 hours.
The effectiveness of ordinary surgical masks as opposed to respirators in protecting health care workers against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus has been the subject of debate.
A negative rapid flu test did not necessarily mean that the patient did not have the 2009 H1N1 influenza, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in a report that appeared online Feb. 15 in the journal Pediatrics.
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