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The World Health Organization has addressed several 2009 H1N1 reports that have received a lot of press attention over the past week, including post-vaccination anaphylaxis, clusters of oseltamivir resistance, and an H1N1 mutation.
CORRESPONDENCE Emergence of Oseltamivir-Resistant Pandemic H1N1 Virus during Prophylaxis M. Baz and Others The results indicate that a neuraminidase mutation (H275Y) is associated with oseltamivir resistance not only in seasonal H1N1 and avian H5N1 viruses but now also in 2009 pandemic H1N1 strains. Full Text | PDF
The CDC reports two cases of swine influenza (H1N1) infection in children, possibly involving human-to-human transmission. READ MORE…