Pandemic Flu

Are we as Nurses prepared for a pandemic flu? If an influenza pandemic occurs, there could be millions of deaths with catastrophic economic outcomes. Please discuss how we are readying ourselves to care for the aged and infirm, contemplating vaccine shortages, questioning our own personal decisions to take the vaccine, and staying abreast of updates as they arrive.

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  1. Unorthodox use of antiviral drug saved swine-flu victim's life
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    by HonestRN Sep 3, '09
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  2. War Against H1N1 Likely to Be Fought in Intensive Care Units
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    by indigo girl Aug 31, '09
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  3. Flu Vaccines, Adjuvants, Equity, Safety
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    by indigo girl Sep 9, '09
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  4. IOM affirms CDC guidance on N95 use in H1N1 setting
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    by HonestRN Sep 3, '09
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  5. Swine flu spread in China 'grim'
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    by HonestRN Sep 8, '09
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  6. Immunocompromised patients and the flu vaccine
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    by Otessa Sep 2, '09
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  7. Swine Flu in India
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    by meme048 Aug 12, '09
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    indigo girl
  8. Business preps for flu.
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    by oramar Sep 4, '09
  9. Some Swine stories
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    by TheHomelessRN Aug 20, '09
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  10. Swine Flu May Cause 90,000 U.S. Deaths, Report Says
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    by Girl Scout Aug 24, '09
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  11. OK, what do you say?.
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    by oramar Sep 2, '09
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  12. Ferreting Out How Swine Flu Crowds Out Seasonal Flu
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    by indigo girl Sep 3, '09
  13. Only a third of nurses willing to have swine flu vaccine: poll
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    by CityKat Aug 25, '09
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  14. Research article on H1N1 & ICU Capacity in US
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    by Girl Scout Sep 2, '09
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  15. Is Airborne Spread of Influenza Possible?
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    by indigo girl Sep 1, '09
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  16. What Does Flu Related Death Mean?
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    by indigo girl Sep 1, '09
  17. Video conference on pandemic right now
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    by herring_RN Aug 28, '09
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  18. Colombian president Álvaro Uribe has swine flu
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    by HonestRN Aug 31, '09
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  19. Drug-Resistant Flu Strain Turns Up In Denmark but Doesn’t Last Long
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    by Lovely_RN Jun 29, '09
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  20. Swine Flu Scare for Nurses
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    by madden52 Aug 31, '09
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  21. US swine flu victims had chronic health problems
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    by brian May 8, '09
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  22. Flu Spreading at Unbelievable Rate
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    by indigo girl Aug 29, '09
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  23. Baxter: Product contained live bird flu virus
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    by ozoneranger Aug 29, '09
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  24. Vaccine for students
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    by llg Aug 24, '09
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  25. WHO-Preparing for the 2d Wave: Lessons from Current Outbreaks
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    by indigo girl Aug 28, '09
  26. Any News on a Vaccine Yet?
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    by VickyRN Jun 23, '09
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  27. Blood Donations Requested from Recovered Swine Flu Cases in Hong Kong
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    by indigo girl Aug 27, '09
  28. school closure for swine flu guidelines
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    by HonestRN Aug 7, '09
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  29. What are you doing to protect yourself and your family?
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    by angelausp Aug 27, '09
  30. Nurse Survey Shows Deficiencies in Hospital Swine Flu Readiness
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    by Laidback Al Aug 26, '09
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  31. Before the Vaccine Arrives, It's Up to Citizens to Slow Swine Flu
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    by indigo girl Aug 26, '09
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  32. Report to the President on U.S. Preparations for 2009 H1N1-Influenza
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    by HonestRN Aug 26, '09
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  33. The Possibility of Stressed Resources
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    by indigo girl Aug 26, '09
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  34. Swine Flu in Africa
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    by indigo girl Aug 25, '09
  35. Counting on Ventilators
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    by indigo girl Aug 23, '09
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