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Pandemic Influenza type A HINI outbreak investigation in Bushenyi district - Uganda, September 2009.

Background: On 11th June 2009, WHO declared a pandemic threat of Influenza A HINI, when 254,206 confirmed cases were reported globally, CFR= 1.1%. In July 2009, the first case was confirmed in Uganda. Up to 33 cases were confirmed countrywide by September 2009, when a suspected outbreak was reported in Kitabi Seminary, Western Uganda. An epidemiological investigation was done.

Year: 
2007
Author (s): 

Marc S. Opollo, M. Adrawa, S. Aketch, M. Okol, M. Lubega, C. Nalwadda, R. Tweheyo, M. Musenero, D. Mukanga, C. Okot, J. Wamala, L. Luswa, J. Lutwama, B. Bakamutumaho, I. Makumbi, D. Lwamafa.

Presenter (s): 
Opollo

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Ethics Case studies for group discussion

 

Investigation: 
Outbreak
Year: 
2008
Author (s): 

World Health Organization

Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights

Andreas Reis et al. v2008

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Deaths Attributed to Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in Vietnam

Background: In response to a pandemic, it is critical to identify those developing severe illness, i.e. high risk groups, to whom limited pharmaceutical interventions (drugs and vaccine) should be targeted. We describe epidemiological and clinical characteristics of confirmed fatal cases of pandemic influenza A/H1N1/09 reported in Vietnam from August 2009 through March 2010.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Tinh T. Phan1,2, L. Phan1,2, K. Nguyen1,2, N. Tran Minh2 1General Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health, Vietnam 2Vietnam Field Epidemiology Training Program

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Tinh Phan

Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Europe in 2009-10: Results of I-MOVE Multicentre Case-Control Study

Background: Following the emergence of the 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus, monovalent influenza vaccines were developed and marketed in Europe. Within the Influenza Monitoring Vaccine Effectiveness in Europe (I-MOVE) project, we estimated the pandemic influenza vaccines effectiveness (PIVE) using sentinel general practitioners (GP) influenza surveillance networks in seven European countries.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Anne-Sophie Barret, E. Kissling, M. Valenciano, JM. Cohen, B. Oroszi, C. Rizzo, B. Nunes, D. Pitigoi, A. Larrauri, A. Mosnier, JK. Horvath, J. O?Donnell, A. Bella, R. Guiomar, E. Lupulescu, C. Savulescu, BC. Ciancio, P. Kramarz, A. Moren

Presenter (s): 
Ms. Anne-Sophie Barret

Fatality of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Infection among Pregnant Women in Early Influenza Pandemic -Thailand, 2009

Background: Pregnancy has been a known risk factor for severe/fatal outcome of influenza infections. However, data on effect of influenza infection in pregnancy were limited in Thailand. This study describes characteristics and case fatality ratio (CFR) of influenza A (H1N1) 2009 cases in pregnant women during the early pandemic.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Auttakiat Karnjanapiboonwong, N.Henpraserttae, S. Iamsirithaworn, D.Areechokchai, K.Ungchusak, P.Akarasewi(1.Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand 2 Bureau

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Auttakiat Karnjanapiboonwong
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