Updated interim recommendations for the use of antiviral medications in the treatment and prevention of influenza for the 2009-2010 season
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Updated interim recommendations for the use of antiviral medications in the treatment and prevention of influenza for the 2009-2010 season

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      The Public Health Emergency determination for 2009 H1N1 Influenza expired on June 23, 2010, terminating Emergency Use Authorizations issued during the pandemic, including some related to antiviral medications. These recommendations focus on the use of antiviral medications for the treatment and chemoprophylaxis of influenza. As of December 4, 2009, influenza A (H1N1) virus (2009 H1N1), is the strain responsible for >99% of influenza in the U.S. during the 2009-2010 influenza season. For information about other influenza viruses refer to CDC's Website. These recommendations were last updated on December 4, 2009, and will be updated periodically as new information becomes available.
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      Objective -- Introduction -- Treatment of confirmed or suspected influenza -- Antiviral Chemoprophylaxis of exposed individuals -- Antiviral drug use for control of influenza outbreaks in institutions -- Specific regimens for treatment and chemoprophylaxis of influenza -- Antiviral prescription and dispensing considerations -- Adverse events and contraindications -- Further information.
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