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. Deaths of Students, School Nurses and Teachers Once the Schools Re-opened
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    by indigo girl Sep 9, '09
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    indigo girl
  2. Bad Flu and Underlying Medical Conditions
    by indigo girl Feb 26, '10
  3. US: Fulminant Myocarditis in H1N1 Cases
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
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    oramar
  4. Kawaoka: Hybrid swine-bird flu virus possible, extremely lethal
    by indigo girl Feb 24, '10
  5. Lack of Paid Sick Days Let H1N1 Spread
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
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    RunnerNurse09
  6. Tamilflu Absorption in GI tract
    by oramar Feb 18, '10
  7. Risk Factors and hospitalizations
    by oramar Feb 18, '10
  8. "Influenza A(H1N1) pandemic: the right steps were taken."
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
  9. US: Where is the Flu?
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
  10. Does Handwashing Prevent Transmission of Influenza?
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    by indigo girl Oct 2, '09
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    oramar
  11. Random thoughts on CDC's swine flu effort: epidemiology and surveillance
    by indigo girl Feb 5, '10
  12. Seasonal Flu Makes a Late Appearance
    by indigo girl Feb 4, '10
  13. Gorillas Getting Vaccinated for Swine Flu in Boston
    by indigo girl Feb 4, '10
  14. IgG2 defiency and H1N1 severity
    by Pfiesty Nov 5, '09
    7
    indigo girl
  15. Have you had a bad reaction to the H1N1 vaccine? If so what happened?
    by pawsomepooch47 Nov 4, '09
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    wnwgsl
  16. Nurse Fired For Refusing To Get a H1N1 Vaccine or Wear Mask
    by Inspired By Silence Jan 8, '10
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    indigo girl
  17. H1N1 vaccine, yes or no?
    by artistnurse Jan 13, '10
    7
    indigo girl
  18. Fact Sheet: 2009-H1N1, Pandemic Influenza, and H5N1
    by indigo girl Jan 29, '10
  19. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 - Update #84 from WHO
    by indigo girl Jan 22, '10
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    oramar
  20. Levels of exposure 10 times higher than previously expected.
    by oramar Jan 21, '10
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    indigo girl
  21. New Tool to Figure Out What the Flu Virus Does, and What It Needs To Do It
    by indigo girl Jan 21, '10
  22. HCW Fatalities
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    by indigo girl Jul 30, '09
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    indigo girl
  23. Are there any stats
    by jrwest Jan 16, '10
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    jrwest
  24. An acquaintance of mine just perished from the H1N1
    by VickyRN Jan 15, '10
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    traumaRUs
  25. Swine Flu Spikes Again in US
    by indigo girl Jan 3, '10
    2
    indigo girl
  26. EU Health Committee Chair calls Swine Flu Handling a "Scandal"
    by MikeyBSN Jan 14, '10
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    indigo girl
  27. Can You Get Swine Flu More Than Once?
    by indigo girl Nov 6, '09
    17
    Onekidneynurse
  28. H1N1 flu pandemic offers lessons for health officials don't over-promise vaccines
    by NRSKarenRN Jan 8, '10
  29. WHO:  Pandemic (H1N1) 2009
    by indigo girl Dec 31, '09
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    indigo girl
  30. Asthma Linked to Severe Cases
    by indigo girl Dec 30, '09
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    indigo girl
  31. Poll released on who is not getting H1N1 vaccine
    by itsmejuli Dec 30, '09
  32. Swine flu: (unfinished) story of the year
    by indigo girl Dec 29, '09
  33. Interview with John Oxford
    by indigo girl Dec 27, '09
  34. Anatomy of a Pandemic: H1N1 mysterious, deadly - but not as lethal as feared
    by indigo girl Dec 26, '09
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    indigo girl
  35. A New Front Line Drug For Flu In the Offing?
    by indigo girl Dec 26, '09
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