• August 13, 2009

Two interesting articles caught my attention over the past two days – both about the unpredictable nature of influenza…it turns out the crystal ball might be a bit cloudy! LOOKING TO THE PAST TO PREDICT THE FUTURE We often look to the past in a…

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  • August 9, 2009

H1N1 – BACK TO SCHOOL GUIDANCE Do you have children in school?  Grandchildren?  How is the school preparing for the fall and the second wave of the H1N1 pandemic?  This applies to 5 – 25 years of age so in other words, grade school through…

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H1N1 in India and California Nurses Protest Lack of Equipment

  • August 6, 2009

PANIC IN INDIA? More than a thousand people thronged Pune's government-run Naidu Hospital on Wednesday as panic deepened two days after the country's first fatality from swine flu was reported from the city.  The city’s “walking worried well (or slightly ill) with the slightest hint…

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What do you think about the upcoming H1N1 vaccine program?

  • August 4, 2009

H1N1 Public Engagement Meetings Hear ye, hear ye!  The government wants to know what you think! Got any thoughts about the H1N1 vaccines?  Wanna tell the government your thoughts?  Here is your chance! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like to know…

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H1N1 (Swine Flu): Peru – 33 Percent Of H1N1 Cases Are Asymptomatic

  • July 31, 2009

No Symptoms? New information from the flu ravaged Southern Hemisphere.  The Peruvian Ministry of Health (MINSA) disclosed that 33 percent of people infected with H1N1 influenza pandemic are asymptomatic – they present with no symptoms of the disease. 37% Show Symptoms “Cold” Symptoms MINSA's director…

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