Navigation Links
Swine Flu Infection Rates Continue to Fall
Date:12/11/2009

Just 14 states reporting widespread H1N1 activity, down from 25 states last week, CDC says

FRIDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Swine flu infection rates continue to drop, U.S. health officials said Friday, with only 14 states reporting widespread H1N1 activity, down from 25 states last week and 48 states at the height of the outbreak in October.

Virtually all of the influenza viruses identified so far continue to be H1N1 swine flu virus. And the H1N1 vaccine continues to be a good match for the virus, as do the antiviral drugs Tamiflu and Relenza, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on its Web site.

The states still reporting widespread H1N1 swine flu activity are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia, the CDC said.

On Thursday, CDC officials reported that the H1N1 swine flu has sickened nearly 50 million Americans, sent more than 200,000 people to the hospital and killed nearly 10,000 -- more than 8,000 of them children and young adults.

"About 15 percent of the entire country has been infected with H1N1 influenza. That means about one in six people," Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during an afternoon press conference.

"That still leaves most people not having been infected and still remaining susceptible to H1N1 influenza," he added.

The swine flu continues to hit children and young adults the hardest, Frieden said. Among those who have died since the virus first surfaced in April, an estimated 1,100 were children and 7,500 were young adults, he noted. This is the reverse of seasonal flu, which tends to strike hardest at people 65 and older.

"By November 14, many times more children and younger adults have been hospitalized or killed by H1N1 influenza than occurs during a u
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Swine Flu Has Infected 1 in 6 Americans: CDC
2. Swine Flu Pandemic May Be Less Severe Than Expected
3. Industry Coalition Reissues Advisory Against Use of Dietary Supplements as Swine Flu Remedy, Cure
4. Swine Flu Can Batter Kids With Sickle Cell
5. Swine Flu Continues to Wane
6. Buchang Global Health Forum 2009: An Innovative Approach for Management of H1N1 Swine Flu
7. The swine flu pandemic
8. Finally, Some Good News about Swine Flu
9. Swine Flu Waning, But Could Return
10. U.S. Swine Flu Cases Chart Sharp Decline
11. Swine Flu Tied to Rise in Pneumonias Among Young
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/21/2014)... Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of ... percent in recent years, climbing to more than $322 ... increases in cost were seen with prediabetes care, which ... jumped 82 percent, the researchers added. In 2012, ... totaled more than $1,000 for every American. That total ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... WOBURN, Mass. (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... two free workshops titled “Massachusetts Insurance Funding for Autism ... disorder (ASD) navigate their way through the insurance coverage ... covered under Massachusetts law and the most effective ways ... on Thursday, Dec. 4 from 6-8:00 p.m. at 331 ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Recently, VogueQueen has released 18 new beach ... the coming holiday season. People who register at VogueQueen.com ... , The beach wedding dresses from VogueQueen.com have been ... for the premium quality fabrics and dedicated craftsmanship. These ... the environment, they would bring more fun to a ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... November 21, 2014 For many busy people, ... office visits and months of recovery from dental surgery that ... even at the cost of their youthful appearance. , But ... Art Institute in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, Calif., can provide ... visit, even in instances where the patient’s bone has deteriorated. ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... City, MO (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... to Melancholy Lift, an industry leader in the ... of people have significant feelings of sadness and ... help from traditional pharmaceutical choices. Often, prescription drugs ... of depression. Prescription drugs are expensive and require ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows 2Health News:Center for Autism and Related Disorders to Host Massachusetts Autism Insurance Workshops for Parents 2Health News:Beach Wedding Dresses on Sale for the Coming Holiday Season at VogueQueen.com 2Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Prosthodontists Develop New Technique to Offer Younger Appearance in Just One Visit 2Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Prosthodontists Develop New Technique to Offer Younger Appearance in Just One Visit 3Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Prosthodontists Develop New Technique to Offer Younger Appearance in Just One Visit 4Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Prosthodontists Develop New Technique to Offer Younger Appearance in Just One Visit 5Health News:Depression Relief Product Receives Top 5-Star Rating from TopConsumerReviews.com 2
... ... from knowledge gained learning to relieve Frozen Shoulder Syndrome without surgery or prescription drugs. ... Dallas, TX ... announced its “Sponsor Your Doctor” program. The program represents one of the ways OTZ ...
... ... Approach to Application Whitelisting by Verifying Insecure Software and Applications to Help Customers Improve ... ... Lumension , a global leader in endpoint management and security, today announced it has ...
... ... News Portal & Search Engine. , ... (PRWEB) March 30, 2010 -- eNJBusiness provides a unique ... news, events, services and products that affect the citizens of New Jersey. It is ...
... ... attorneys on elder care law, released this statement concerning a March/April AARP article entitled "Love ... couple married for 44 years was forced to divorce in order to protect their remaining ... is completely off the mark , ...
... ... New website launched to help consumers make smarter healthcare ... through discounts, transparent pricing on diagnostic tests and hospital procedures, and ... wide range of health care goods and services, including services often ...
... ... of Earth Day, Zagpromos.com and the Earth Day Network have launched an online store ... and green schools. , ... Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2010 -- Zagpromos.com, a one-stop online shop for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Patients Sponsor Their Chiropractors to Attend Frozen Shoulder Treatment Seminar 2Health News:Patients Sponsor Their Chiropractors to Attend Frozen Shoulder Treatment Seminar 3Health News:Lumension Partners With Citrix To Advance Desktop Virtualization Security 2Health News:Lumension Partners With Citrix To Advance Desktop Virtualization Security 3Health News:Lumension Partners With Citrix To Advance Desktop Virtualization Security 4Health News:Lumension Partners With Citrix To Advance Desktop Virtualization Security 5Health News:New Jersey's Hyperlocal Portal & Search Engine 2Health News:Prominent National Elder Law Attorney Disputes AARP Article Recommending Divorce to Afford Health Care 2Health News:Prominent National Elder Law Attorney Disputes AARP Article Recommending Divorce to Afford Health Care 3Health News:My Health and Money Helps Consumers Stretch Their Healthcare Dollars and Make Better Choices 2Health News:My Health and Money Helps Consumers Stretch Their Healthcare Dollars and Make Better Choices 3Health News:My Health and Money Helps Consumers Stretch Their Healthcare Dollars and Make Better Choices 4Health News:Zagpromos.com Launches Online Store for Earth Day Network 2Health News:Zagpromos.com Launches Online Store for Earth Day Network 3
(Date:11/18/2014)... Nov. 18, 2014  Sanguine Biosciences – a ... and study recruitment – will use its proprietary ... help Pfizer Inc. find and recruit people diagnosed ... family members to participate in voluntary research, which ... mutations and hopefully aid in informing the development ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Exelixis ... GERN ), Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: TKMR ... XOMA Corporation (NASDAQ: XOMA ). Free research on ... . The US markets on Monday, November 17, 2014, ... Average finished at 17,647.75, up 0.07% and the NASDAQ Composite ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... TUCSON, Ariz. , Nov. 18, 2014 ... Innovator of the Year Award for Small Companies presented ... Arizona Commerce Authority. The 11th annual Governor,s ... throughout Arizona . Arizona ... remarks for the awards ceremony. SynCardia was honored for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sanguine's Mobile Application to Assist Recruitment for Pfizer Inc. Chronic Pain Research 2Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 2Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 3Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 4Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 5SynCardia Named Innovator of the Year by the 2014 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards for Its Freedom Portable Driver 2SynCardia Named Innovator of the Year by the 2014 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards for Its Freedom Portable Driver 3
... basic principle of a competitive enzyme immunoassay ... antigen and an labelled antigen bound to ... antiserum . The amount of enzyme conjugate ... antibody is inversely proportional to the concentration ...
... Progesterone (pregn-4-ene-3, 20-dione) is a C21 ... a double bond between C-4 and C-5 ... hormone which, in conjunction with estrogens, regulates,the ... it is particularly important in preparing the,endometrium ...
Microalbumin Turbidimetric Lipid / Protein Quantification 021-SDX001...
... known as Kininase II, is a dipeptidyl ... of at least 129,000. The structure of ... a polysaccharide residue and a zinc atom. ... types such as neuronal cells and renal ...
Medicine Products: