Tag Archive for ‘oseltamivir’
ORIGINAL ARTICLES Oseltamivir Ring Prophylaxis for Containment of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Outbreaks V.J. Lee and Others Ring prophylaxis (geographically targeted containment by means of prophylaxis) with oseltamivir was shown to substantially curtail four outbreaks involving 1175 personnel in the Singapore military. Full Text | PDF | Supplementary Material Comparative Epidemiology of Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza [...]
A Cochrane Collaborative analysis found little evidence to support routine neuraminidase use in healthy adults. (more…)
CORRESPONDENCE Intravenous Zanamivir for Oseltamivir-Resistant 2009 H1N1 Influenza A.H. Gaur and Others The authors detected oseltamivir-resistant H1N1 virus in a 10-year-old girl. She was successfully treated with intravenous zanamivir. Full Text | PDF | Supplementary Material
The WHO said Thursday it remains far too early to declare the H1N1 pandemic over. (12/18, Wash Post) Kathleen Sebelius urged Americans to get the H1N1 vaccine, and said it’s time to “focus on the next phase of H1N1.” (12/18, NYT) North Korea made a rare expression of gratitude Friday after South Korea sent over [...]
CORRESPONDENCE A Community Cluster of Oseltamivir-Resistant Cases of 2009 H1N1 Influenza L.Q. Mai and Others The authors report on a cluster of seven cases of oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 infection in Vietnam. Full Text | PDF | Supplementary Material
Oseltamivir and zanamivir “have modest effectiveness against the symptoms of influenza in otherwise healthy adults,” according to a BMJ analysis published online.
The WHO said last week that the recent H1N1 mutation that caused oseltamivir resistance in approximately 75 people is not “a major shift” in the virus. (11/28, NYT) Five people died from H1N1 during the hajj, the largest annual gathering in the world which concluded Sunday. (11/29, AP)
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.
The CDC said Wednesday they are seeing “a worrying pattern of serious bacterial infections” among some H1N1 patients. (11/25, Reuters) The WHO is looking into reports from Britain and the U.S. that H1N1 may have developed resistance to oseltamivir in those with severely suppressed immune systems, according to a WHO spokesman. (11/25, AP) GSK has [...]
H1N1 activity is coming down in nearly all regions of the U.S., multiple groups, including the CDC and WHO, said Friday. (11/21, NYT) The Norwegian Institute of Public Health announced they have discovered a potentially significant mutation in the H1N1 strain. (11/20, Reuters) Health officials are investigating two unrelated clusters of hospital patients — four patients [...]