Welcome to CDC Stacks | Investigation and interim recommendations : Swine influenza (H1N1) - 25192 | Health Alert Network (HAN)
Stacks Logo
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.
 
 
Help
Clear All Simple Search
Advanced Search
Investigation and interim recommendations : Swine influenza (H1N1)
  • Published Date:
    4/25/09
  • Source:
    HAN ; 281
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 28.53 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
  • Description:
    Saturday, April 25, 2009, 15:00 EDT (3:00 PM EDT)

    CDCHAN-00281-2009-04-25-ADV-N

    CDC, in collaboration with public health officials in California and Texas, is investigating cases of febrile respiratory illness caused by swine influenza (H1N1) viruses. As of 11 AM (EDT) April 25, 2009, 8 laboratory confirmed cases of Swine Influenza infection have been confirmed in the United States. Four cases have been reported in San Diego County, California. Two cases have been reported in Imperial County California. Two cases have been reported in Guadalupe County, Texas. Of the 8 persons with available data, illness onsets occurred March 28-April 14, 2009. Age range was 7-54 y.o. Cases are 63% male.

    The viruses contain a unique combination of gene segments that have not been reported previously among swine or human influenza viruses in the U.S. or elsewhere. At this time, CDC recommends the use of oseltamivir or zanamivir for the treatment of infection with swine influenza viruses. The H1N1 viruses are resistant to amantadine and rimantadine but not to oseltamivir or zanamivir. It is not anticipated that the seasonal influenza vaccine will provide protection against the swine flu H1N1 viruses.

  • Document Type:
  • Supporting Files:
    No Additional Files
No Related Documents.
You May Also Like: