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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Severe 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Pregnant and Postpartum Women in California J.K. Louie and Others This study analyzed data reported for 239 women of reproductive age who were hospitalized with 2009 H1N1 influenza; 94 were pregnant and 8 were postpartum. Infection with the 2009 H1N1 virus can cause significant morbidity and mortality in [...]
Although patients hospitalized for 2009 H1N1 influenza infection are younger on average than those hospitalized for seasonal flu, people aged 50 and older have the highest death rates.
President Barack Obama joined the White House’s H1N1 Preparedness Summit by phone to warn that “the potential for a significant outbreak in the fall is looming,” although he expressed “fervent hope” that a crisis might be averted. The summit, which was hosted by the NIH, included education and public health experts from across the country [...]
Details are provided for 30 patients hospitalized in California with confirmed or probable novel influenza A (H1N1) virus infection. Stephen G. Baum, MD summarizes and comments on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Hospitalized patients with novel influenza A (H1N1) virus infection — California, April–May, 2009. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2009 May 18; [...]
An MMWR dispatch details the 30 hospitalizations among the roughly 500 suspected or confirmed H1N1 infections in California. The New York Times reports on the death from H1N1 of a Queens assistant principal and on the closing of several more schools in the borough. Also in the Times: the efforts to create a universal flu [...]