Influenza A (H1N1) 2009

An effect of H1N1 pandemic monovalent vaccines on the influenza outbreak in a prison - Thailand, 2010

Background: On August 29th, 2010, an outbreak of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in a prison was detected. About one half of female prisoners and one third of male prisoners received influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine a few weeks before the outbreak started. An investigation was conducted to evaluate an effectiveness of the monovalent vaccine.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Hirunwut Praekunatham, Karnjanapiboonwong A., Wanna W., Panitchakit J., Rungsawasd N., Iamsirithaworn S.

Presenter (s): 
Praekunatham
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Self-reported Influenza Like Illness (ILI) Monitoring System in Health Care Workers (HCW), in the Social Security (CCSS). Costa Rica, February 2010

Background: The prevalence estimations for pandemic influenza in population and risk groups have difficulties for routine surveillance system (RSS) because of subnotification and the natural history of disease. To complement the RSS data, estimate the prevalence of ILI, and needs of pandemic vaccine in risk groups during the second wave of the influenza pandemic, the CCSS implemented an monitoring system. Data was collected by on-line survey. We report the findings in HCW.

Year: 
1994
Author (s): 

Guiselle Guzman

Presenter (s): 
Minaya
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