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. CIDRAP Reports on H1N1 Vaccine Safety
    by indigo girl Mar 13, '10
  2. Monoclonal Antibodies Revisited
    by indigo girl Mar 13, '10
  3. WHO: Influenza B Gaining
    by indigo girl Mar 13, '10
  4. Honduras:  Swine Flu Closes School
    by indigo girl Mar 3, '10
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    oramar
  5. Clinical Trials for H5N1, Bird Flu Vaccine
    by indigo girl Mar 2, '10
  6. promising new weapon in fight against H5N1
    by oramar Feb 27, '10
    3
    indigo girl
  7. Swine Flu and Conjunctivitis
    • Closed
    by indigo girl Jul 26, '09
    10
    costrow
  8. Novel H1N1 Infections in Animals
    • Closed
    by indigo girl Oct 22, '09
    29
    indigo girl
  9. Deaths of Students, School Nurses and Teachers Once the Schools Re-opened
    • Closed
    by indigo girl Sep 9, '09
    174
    indigo girl
  10. Bad Flu and Underlying Medical Conditions
    by indigo girl Feb 26, '10
  11. US: Fulminant Myocarditis in H1N1 Cases
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
    2
    oramar
  12. Kawaoka: Hybrid swine-bird flu virus possible, extremely lethal
    by indigo girl Feb 24, '10
  13. Lack of Paid Sick Days Let H1N1 Spread
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
    3
    RunnerNurse09
  14. Tamilflu Absorption in GI tract
    by oramar Feb 18, '10
  15. Risk Factors and hospitalizations
    by oramar Feb 18, '10
  16. "Influenza A(H1N1) pandemic: the right steps were taken."
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
  17. US: Where is the Flu?
    by indigo girl Feb 17, '10
  18. Does Handwashing Prevent Transmission of Influenza?
    • Closed
    by indigo girl Oct 2, '09
    7
    oramar
  19. Random thoughts on CDC's swine flu effort: epidemiology and surveillance
    by indigo girl Feb 5, '10
  20. Seasonal Flu Makes a Late Appearance
    by indigo girl Feb 4, '10
  21. Gorillas Getting Vaccinated for Swine Flu in Boston
    by indigo girl Feb 4, '10
  22. IgG2 defiency and H1N1 severity
    by Pfiesty Nov 5, '09
    7
    indigo girl
  23. Have you had a bad reaction to the H1N1 vaccine? If so what happened?
    by pawsomepooch47 Nov 4, '09
    66
    wnwgsl
  24. Nurse Fired For Refusing To Get a H1N1 Vaccine or Wear Mask
    by Inspired By Silence Jan 8, '10
    24
    indigo girl
  25. H1N1 vaccine, yes or no?
    by artistnurse Jan 13, '10
    7
    indigo girl
  26. Fact Sheet: 2009-H1N1, Pandemic Influenza, and H5N1
    by indigo girl Jan 29, '10
  27. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 - Update #84 from WHO
    by indigo girl Jan 22, '10
    1
    oramar
  28. Levels of exposure 10 times higher than previously expected.
    by oramar Jan 21, '10
    1
    indigo girl
  29. New Tool to Figure Out What the Flu Virus Does, and What It Needs To Do It
    by indigo girl Jan 21, '10
  30. HCW Fatalities
    • Closed
    by indigo girl Jul 30, '09
    23
    indigo girl
  31. Are there any stats
    by jrwest Jan 16, '10
    1
    jrwest
  32. An acquaintance of mine just perished from the H1N1
    by VickyRN Jan 15, '10
    7
    traumaRUs
  33. Swine Flu Spikes Again in US
    by indigo girl Jan 3, '10
    2
    indigo girl
  34. EU Health Committee Chair calls Swine Flu Handling a "Scandal"
    by MikeyBSN Jan 14, '10
    2
    indigo girl
  35. Can You Get Swine Flu More Than Once?
    by indigo girl Nov 6, '09
    17
    Onekidneynurse
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