CDC influenza report no. 13, August 22, 1957
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CDC influenza report no. 13, August 22, 1957

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  • Alternative Title:
    Influenza : Asian strain – 1957 : Confirmed cases ; Confirmed and suspect outbreaks [map, August 22, 1957]
  • Description:
    "There appears to be an increase of influenza-like illness in further civilian groups. A school-centered outbreak has occurred in Mississippi and a housing development has been affected in California. A Florida community also appears to have experienced an increased incidence of influenza-like illness in the past weeks. The over letter which accompanied recently distributed animal-line A.Japan305/57 virus is included in this report. An outline of the perio-date treatment of serum for removal of nonspecific inhibitor is repeated also. Asian strain influenza virus has been isolated from lung tissue obtained in an autopsy from another influenza-assoicated death." - p. 2
  • Content Notes:
    "August 22, 1957." Includes map: Influenza : Asian strain – 1957 : Confirmed cases ; Confirmed and suspect outbreaks "Information contained in this report is a summary of data reported to CDC by State Health Departments, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officers, collaborating influenza diagnostic laboratories, and other pertinent sources. Much if it is preliminary in nature and is primarily in nature and is primarily intended for those involved in influenza control activities. It is understood that the contents of these report will not be released to the press, except by the Office of the Surgeon General, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. State Health Officers, of course, will judge the advisability of releasing any information from their own state." - cover
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