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December

December 31, 2009
CDC Updates Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations and Deaths for the week ending December 26, 2009

December 31, 2009
HHS Secretary Sebelius Unveils New H1N1 Advertisement That Will Air During New Year’s College Football Bowl Games

December 30, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

December 24, 2009
CDC Updates Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations and Deaths for the week ending December 12, 2009

December 23, 2009 
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

December 23, 2009 
FDA Approves High Dose Seasonal Influenza Vaccine for People Ages 65 and Older

December 23, 2009 
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

December 22, 2009 
Voluntary Non-Safety-Related Recall of Specific Lots of Nasal Spray Vaccine for 2009 H1N1 Influenza

December 22, 2009 
CDC: 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Coverage Survey for Dec 6-12

December 22, 2009 
Updated: What You Should Know and Do this Flu Season if You are 65 Years and Older

December 22, 2009  
Comparing Deaths from Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza

December 21, 2009 
CDC Update: Vaccine Information for Clinicians and Health Care Professionals

December 18, 2009  WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

December 17, 2009 
USDA Study Confirms Pork from Pigs Exposed to H1N1 Virus is Safe to Eat

December 17, 2009 
CDC Updated Interim Recommendations: Special Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Severely Immunosuppressed Patients

December 17, 2009 
WHO: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Vaccine Deployment Update

December 13, 2009 
H1N1 Vaccine Safe and Induces Robust Immune Response in People with Asthma

December 11, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

December 11, 2009 
Deaths related to 2009 H1N1 & American Indians and Alaskan Natives: Questions and Answers

December 10, 2009
2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu and African American Communities: Questions and Answers

December 10, 2009 
The Estimated Number of U.S. 2009 H1N1 Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths

December 10, 2009
Deaths Related to 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Among American Indian/Alaska Natives --- 12 States, 2009

December 7, 2009  
The Severity of Pandemic H1N1 Influenza in the United States, from April to July 2009: A Bayesian Analysis

December 4, 2009  
Safety of Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines --- United States, October 1--November 24, 2009 (MMWR)

December 4, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

December 3, 2009 
Podcast: 2009 H1N1 Information for Parents who have Children with High-Risk Medical Conditions

December 2, 2009  
Oseltamivir Resistance in Immunocompromised Hospital Patients

December 1, 2009  
Fraudulent emails referencing CDC-sponsored State Vaccination Program

November

November 30, 2009    
Fact Sheet: USDA Studies on 2009 Novel H1N1 Influenza and Turkeys (DOC - 27.5 KB)

November 30, 2009    
Update: Questions and Answers on 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Financing

November 27, 2009    
FDA Approves Agriflu Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

November 27, 2009    
WHO Update International H1N1 Flu Situation

November 24, 2009    
Questions and Answers about CDC’s Guidance for Emergency Shelters during the 2009-2010 Flu Season

November 23, 2009    
WHO: Clinical Management of Human Infection with Pandemic (H1N1) 2009: Revised Guidance

November 20, 2009    
Public Health Significance of Virus Mutation detected in Norway

November 20, 2009    
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

November 19, 2009    
WHO: Safety of Pandemic Vaccines

November 16, 2009    
FDA Approves Additional Vaccine for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

November 16, 2009    
FTC Warns Internet Peddlers that Marketing Unproven H1N1 Flu Products May Be Illegal

November 13, 2009    
2009 H1N1 Flu Situation Update

November 13, 2009    
Questions and Answers for Health Care Providers: Renal Dosing and Administration Recommendations for Peramivir IV (PDF - 22 KB)

November 13, 2009    
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

November 13, 2009    
WHO: Interim Planning Considerations for Mass Gatherings in the Context of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza (PDF - 163 KB)

November 12, 2009    
FDA Expands Approved Use of H1N1 Vaccines to Include Infants and Children

November 10, 2009    
FDA Commissioner Addresses Nation’s Doctors on H1N1 Vaccine

November 6, 2009      
Key Issues for Clinicians Concerning Antiviral Treatments for 2009 H1N1: Health Alert Network (HAN) Message

November 6, 2009      
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

November 5, 2009
HHS Purchases Intravenous Antiviral Flu Medication to Help Hospitalized Patients

November 5, 2009      
WHO: Infection of Farmed Animals with the Pandemic Virus

November 4, 2009      
OIE: Evolution of Pandemic H1N1 in Animals

November 4, 2009      
H1N1 Confirmed in Iowa Cat

November 3, 2009      
H1N1 Flu and You Brochure (PDF - 184 KB)

November 2, 2009      
Fact Sheet: What Pork Producers and Workers Need to Know about Flu in Pigs and People (PDF - 186 KB)

November 2, 2009      
FDA Publishes Guidance on Diagnostic Tests for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

November 2, 2009      
USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratories Presumptive and Confirmatory 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Test Results for Animal Samples (PDF - 138 KB)

October

October 30, 2009
Experts Advise WHO on Pandemic Vaccine Policies and Strategies

October 30, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Flu Situation

October 29, 2009
U.S. Trade Representative Kirk and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announce China's Intent to Re-open the Chinese Market to U.S. Pork Products

October 29, 2009
NIAID Scientists Propose New Explanation for Flu Virus Antigenic Drift

October 28, 2009
Questions and Answers about an article on Modeling of Estimated Number of H1N1 Flu-Infected Persons in the U.S. from April - July 2009

October 27, 2009
CMS Free Care Rule for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccination (PDF - 55 KB)

October 27, 2009
Use of Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Influenza Vaccine in Pregnant Women

October 26, 2009
H1N1 Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine Dosage Chart

October 26, 2009
Clinicians Considering the Use of Peramivir IV

October 26, 2009
Emergency Use Authorization of Peramivir IV

October 26, 2009
Antiviral Treatment Options, including Intravenous Peramivir, for Treatment of Influenza in Hospitalized Patients for the 2009-2010 Season

October 23, 2009
FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Intravenous Antiviral Peramivir for 2009 H1N1 Influenza for Certain Patients, Settings

October 23, 2009
Questions and Answers: Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections Secondary to Seasonal and 2009 H1N1 Influenza

October 23, 2009
For Providers: Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections Secondary to Seasonal and 2009 H1N1 Influenza Viruses Infection

October 23, 2009
Hospitalized Patients with 2009 H1N1 Influenza in the United States- April-June 2009: Questions and Answers, NEJM

October 23, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

October 20, 2009
New H1N1 & You Questions and Answers

October 19, 2009
FDA Approves Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Fluarix for Pediatric Use

October 19, 2009
FDA, FTC Issue Joint Warning Letter to Web Site Offering Fraudulent H1N1 Flu Supplements

October 19, 2009
Recommendations for Early Empiric Antiviral Treatment in Persons with Suspected Influenza who are at Increased Risk of Developing Severe Disease

October 19, 2009
Questions & Answers: Opening and Mixing Tamiflu® Capsules with Liquids if Child Cannot Swallow Capsules

October 19, 2009
Flyer: Fight Flu - For First Responders (PDF)

October 19, 2009
Flyer: Flu Can Harm You and Your Baby (PDF)  En Español (PDF)

October 19, 2009
Translations of What Adults with HIV Infection Should Know
Arabic (PDF)  French (PDF)

October 19, 2009
Translations of What Pregnant Women Should Know
Arabic (PDF)  French (PDF)

October 19, 2009
Translations of 2009 H1N1 Flu ("Swine Flu") and You
Arabic (PDF)  French (PDF)

October 19, 2009
Podcast: Antiviral Drugs for the 2009-2010 Influenza Season

October 19, 2009
H1N1 Vaccine Administration Billing Questions and Answers

October 19, 2009
USDA Confirms 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus Present in Minnesota Fair Pig Sample

October 16, 2009
2009-2010 Influenza Season Triage Algorithm for Children (≤18 years) With Influenza-Like Illness (PDF)

October 16, 2009
USDA Conducting Confirmatory Testing on Possible Detection of 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza in U.S. Swine

October 16, 2009
WHO: Clinical Features of Severe Cases of Pandemic Influenza

October 16, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

October 16, 2009
CDC 2009 H1N1 Flu International Situation Update

October 16, 2009
Flyer: 2009 H1N1 Flu Vaccine: It Takes Two (PDF) En Español (PDF)

October 15, 2009
FDA Warns of Unapproved and Illegal H1N1 Drug Products Purchased Over the Internet

October 15, 2009
Updated Questions & Answers: 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine

October 15, 2009
2009 H1N1 Flu and Seasonal Flu Information for People with Inflammatory Arthritis or Rheumatic Disease

October 15, 2009
2009 H1N1 Flu and Seasonal Flu Information for Rheumatology Health Professionals

October 14, 2009
Updated H1N1 Vaccine Allocation and Distribution Q&A

October 14, 2009
Fraudulent H1N1 Products Widget

October 14, 2009
Questions and Answers about Guidance on Infection Control Measures for 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Healthcare Settings, Including Protection of Healthcare Personnel

October 13, 2009
What You Should Know about Flu Antiviral Drugs

October 9, 2009
2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu: What You Should Know and Do this Flu Season If You Are 65 Years and Older

October 9, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

October 9, 2009
Interim Guidance for Influenza Surveillance: Prioritizing RT-PCR Testing in Laboratories

October 8, 2009
MMWR: Update on Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines

October 8, 2009
Updated: H1N1 Clinicians Questions and Answers

October 8, 2009
H1N1 and Seasonal Flu: What You Should Know About Flu Antiviral Drugs

October 8, 2009
Podcast: Take 3 Actions to Fight Flu

October 8, 2009
People at High Risk of Developing Flu-Related Complications

October 7, 2009
HHS Unveils New Features on Flu.gov

October 7, 2009
Key Facts About 2009 H1N1 Flu Vaccine

October 7, 2009
Questions & Answers: 2009 H1N1 Nasal Spray Vaccine

October 7, 2009
Questions and Answers on 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Financing

October 6, 2009
Template Letter for Healthcare Providers about the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

October 6, 2009
Updated: H1N1 Clinicians Questions and Answers

October 6, 2009
What Should Pregnant Women Know About 2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)?

October 6, 2009
Template Letter for Healthcare Providers about the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

October 5, 2009
Updated Guidance on Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

October 5, 2009
WHO Director General Dr. Margaret Chan Address to the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean (56th session)

October 5, 2009
Mexico Hosts High Level North American Meeting in Response to 2009 Influenza A (H1N1)

October 5, 2009
Flyer: Seasonal and Novel H1N1 Flu: A Guide for Parents (PDF - 449KB)

October 5, 2009
Brochure: Seasonal and Novel H1N1 Flu: A Guide for Parents (PDF - 675KB)

October 5, 2009
Update: H1N1 Clinicians Questions and Answers

October 5, 2009
Update: 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Questions and Answers

October 2, 2009
Asthma Information for Patients and Parents of Patients

October 2, 2009
Patients with Asthma: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

October 2, 2009
Update: 2009 H1N1 Influenza Shots and Pregnant Women: Questions and Answers for Patients

October 2, 2009
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine and Pregnant Women: Information for Healthcare Providers

October 2, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

October 2, 2009
PAHO Regional Update on Pandemic (H1N1) 2009

October 2, 2009
Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Inactivated 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine (PDF)

October 2, 2009
Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Live, Intranasal 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine (PDF)

October 1, 2009
CDC Poster: "Take 3" Actions to Fight the Flu

October 1, 2009
Questions and Answers on 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Financing

September

September 30, 2009
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine and Seniors

September 29, 2009  
Questions & Answers: Influenza Diagnostic Testing During the 2009-2010 Flu Season - For the Public

September 29, 2009  
Questions & Answers: Interim Recommendations for Clinical Use of Influenza Diagnostic Testing During the 2009-2010 Influenza Season - For Health Care Providers

September 28, 2009
CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) Message: Updated Pediatric Antiviral Dosing Syringe and Compounding Information for 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu

September 28, 2009
WHO Director General Dr. Margaret Chan Address to the Regional Committee of the Americas: Pandemic Flu

September 25, 2009  
Updated Questions and Answers: Use of Antiviral Medicines for the Treatment and Prevention of Flu among Pregnant Women for the 2009–2010 Season

September 25, 2009  
CDC Updates U.S. H1N1 Situation

September 25, 2009  
CDC Updates International H1N1 Situation

September 25, 2009  
WHO: Antiviral Use and the Risk of Drug Resistance

September 25, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

September 24, 2009  
WHO: Influenza Vaccines: Current Status

September 24, 2009  
WHO Director-General Statement following Fifth Meeting of the Emergency Committee

September 23, 2009
H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu): Preparedness Tools for Professionals

September 22, 2009
Brochure: "2009 H1N1 Flu and You" (PDF - 181 KB)

September 22, 2009
Updated Interim Recommendations for the Use of Antiviral Medications in the Treatment and Prevention of Influenza for the 2009-2010 Season

September 22, 2009
2009-2010 Influenza Season: Information for Pharmacists

September 21, 2009
H1N1 Clinicians Questions and Answers

September 21, 2009
Early Results: In Children, 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Works Like Seasonal Flu Vaccine

September 21, 2009
HHS Releases Findings on State and Local Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

September 18, 2009
Updated What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu

September 18, 2009
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine and Pregnant Women: Questions and Answers

September 18, 2009
 WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

September 18, 2009
Statement by WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan on Pandemic Vaccine Donations for the Developing World

September 17, 2009
President Announces Plan to Expand Fight against Global H1N1 Pandemic

September 17, 2009
Updated Interim Recommendations for Obstetric Health Care Providers Related to Use of Antiviral Medications in the Treatment and Prevention of Influenza for the 2009-2010 Season

September 15, 2009
FDA Approves Vaccines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

September 15, 2009
Asthma Information for Patients and Parents of Patients

September 14, 2009
General Questions and Answers on Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)

September 14, 2009
General Questions and Answers on 2009 H1N1 Influenza A Vaccine Safety

September 14, 2009
General Questions and Answers on Thimerosal

September 14, 2009
2009 Influenza (H1N1) monovalent vaccine: Vaccine Provider Agreement Q&A

September 13, 2009
School-Located Vaccination Planning Materials and Templates

September 11, 2009
Questions and Answers: Monitoring Influenza Activity, Including 2009 H1N1

September 11, 2009
Statement by Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, NIH, Regarding Early Results from Clinical Trials of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccines in Healthy Adults

September 11, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

September 11, 2009
WHO Issues Advice on Measures in School Settings

September 10, 2009
Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Regarding Animal Health and 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza

September 9, 2009
NIAID Launches 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trial in Pregnant Women

September 8, 2009
Interim Guidance for State and Local Health Departments for Reporting Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations and Deaths for the 2009-2010 Season

September 4, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

September 3, 2009
Surveillance for Pediatric Deaths Associated with 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection

September 2, 2009
CDC Podcast: 2009 H1N1 ACIP Vaccination Recommendations

September 1, 2009
Remarks by the President on 2009-H1N1 National Preparedness and Response

September 1, 2009
Three Federal Agencies Join with Sesame Workshop to Launch National PSA Campaign Stressing Healthy Habits to Prevent H1N1 Flu Infection

September 1, 2009
2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine and Pregnant Women: Questions and Answers

August

August 31, 2009
Studies in Animals Suggest 2009 H1N1 Virus May Have Biological Advantage Over Seasonal Influenza Viruses

August 31, 2009
CDC 2009 H1N1 Vaccination Campaign Planning Checklist

August 31, 2009
Vaccine Distribution Q&A

August 29, 2009
Ten Flu Prevention PSA Contest Finalists Chosen; Now the Public Votes for the Winner!

August 28, 2009
State/Jurisdiction Contact Information for Providers Interested in Providing H1N1 Vaccine

August 28, 2009
WHO: Preparing for the Second Wave: Lessons from Current Outbreaks

August 28, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

August 24, 2009
Duncan, Sebelius Unveil Recommendations for Schools on How Learning Continues in Case of Flu Outbreak

August 24, 2009
President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Releases Report Assessing H1N1 Preparations

August 21, 2009
WHO Recommended Use of Antivirals

August 20, 2009
WHO Guidelines for Pharmacological Management of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza and other Influenza Viruses

August 20, 2009
CDC Guidance for Responses to Influenza for Institutions of Higher Education during the 2009-2010 Academic Year

August 19, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

August 14, 2009
Novel 2009-H1N1 Flu: International Situation Update

August 10, 2009
Joint Statement by North American Leaders

August 10, 2009
North American Leaders’ Declaration on H1N1

August 10, 2009
Novel H1N1 Flu: CDC Response

August 7, 2009
Updated Federal Guidelines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Schools Offer Many Options

August 6, 2009
WHO: Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Process and Timeline

August 6, 2009
WHO Safety of Pandemic Vaccines

August 5, 2009
CDC Recommendations for the Amount of Time Persons with Influenza-Like Illness Should be Away from Others

August 4, 2009
Readout of Today’s H1N1 Summit Webcast

August 3, 2009
CDC: School Dismissal Monitoring System

July

July 31, 2009
WHO: Pandemic influenza in pregnant women

July 31, 2009  
CDC: Novel H1N1 Flu: Facts and Figures

July 30, 2009  
CDC: Novel H1N1 Vaccination Recommendations

July 30, 2009
Managing Calls and Call Centers during a Large-Scale Influenza Outbreak: Implementation Tool

July 29, 2009
Interim Guidance for the Detection of Novel Influenza A Virus Using Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests

July 29, 2009  
CDC Advisors Make Recommendations for Use of Vaccine Against Novel H1N1

July 28, 2009  
Questions & Answers: Novel H1N1 Influenza Vaccine (CDC)

July 24, 2009  
Novel H1N1 Vaccination Guidance for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Health Officials  (CDC)

July 24, 2009  
FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Another Test for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

July 23, 2009  
CDC Interim Guidance for People who have Close Contact with Pigs in Non-commercial Settings

July 22, 2009  
NIAID Set to Launch Clinical Trials to Test 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Candidates

July 20, 2009
CDC: Questions and Answers About Novel H1N1 Influenza Vaccine

July 20, 2009  
FDA Approves Vaccine for 2009-2010 Seasonal Influenza

July 16, 2009  
President Obama designates $1.825 billion emergency funds to combat H1N1 threat

July 16, 2009  
National Survey Finds Six in Ten Americans Believe Serious Outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) Likely in Fall/Winter

July 16, 2009  
WHO: Changes in reporting requirements for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infection

July 16, 2009
CDC: Home Care Guidance: Physician Directions to Patient/Parent

July 14, 2009  
10 Steps You Can Take: Actions for Novel H1N1 Influenza Planning and Response for Medical Offices and Outpatient Facilities

July 13, 2009
HHS Purchases Additional H1N1 Vaccine Ingredients

July 13, 2009  
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 briefing note 2: WHO recommendations on pandemic (H1N1) 2009 vaccines

July 9, 2009  
CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) Info Service Message: Three Reports of Oseltamivir Resistant Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Viruses

July 9, 2009  
Obama Administration Calls on Nation to Begin Planning and Preparing for Fall Flu Season & the New H1N1 Virus

July 8, 2009  
WHO: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 news brief: no. 1 -Viruses resistant to oseltamivir (Tamiflu) identified

July 6, 2009  
CDC: Novel H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Feeding your Baby: What Parents Should Know

July 6, 2009  
CDC: Considerations Regarding Novel H1N1 Flu Virus in Obstetric Settings

July 6, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: Reported 94,512 Cases

July 3, 2009
PAHO Recognizes Important US Contribution of Antivirals for Latin America and Caribbean

July 2, 2009  
WHO: Influenza A(H1N1) lessons learned and preparedness

July 2, 2009
U.S. to Provide Antiviral Medication to Latin America and the Caribbean for Novel H1N1 Influenza

July 1, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: Reported 77,201 cases

June

June 30, 2009  
Dynasty: Influenza Virus in 1918 and Today

June 30, 2009  
UPDATE: Novel H1N1 Flu and You

June 30, 2009  
Statement by the President on Today’s Meeting to Discuss the 1976 H1N1 Flu Outbreak

June 30, 2009  
CDC Podcast: Novel H1N1 Flu and Camp

June 30, 2009  
CDC: Updated Guidance for Pregnant Women and Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus: Considerations for Clinicians

June 29, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: Reported 70,893 cases

June 26, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: Reported 59,814 cases

June 23, 2009 
HHS Announces Advanced Development Contract for New Way to Make Flu Vaccine

June 22, 2009 
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: Reported 52160 cases

June 18, 2009 
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 39620 cases

June 17, 2009 
WHO welcomes Sanofi-Pasteur's donation of vaccine

June 16, 2009 
Interim Guidance for Homeless and Emergency Shelters on the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

June 15, 2009  
PAHO Urges Measured but Alert Response to Flu Pandemic

June 15, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 76 countries Reported 35928 cases

June 15, 2009 
CDC: Interim Guidance on Day and Residential Camps in Response to Human Infections with the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

June 12, 2009 
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 74 countries Reported 29669 cases

June 11, 2009 
Joint Letter to Schools and School Districts Regarding H1N1 Influenza Preparations

June 11, 2009 
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Update on H1N1 Situation in the Americas

June 11, 2009 
Joint Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Homeland Security Janet Napolitano

June 11, 2009 
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 74 countries Reported 28774 cases

June 11, 2009
WHO Press Conference on H1N1

June 11, 2009  
CDC Press Conference on Investigation of Human Cases of Novel Influenza A H1N1

June 10, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 74 countries Reported 27737 cases

June 9, 2009  
CDC: Interim guidance for use of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine during novel influenza A (H1N1) outbreak

June 8, 2009  
CDC Recommendations for State and Local Planning for a 2009 Novel H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Program

June 8, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 73 countries Reported 25288 cases

June 8, 2009  
CDC UPDATE: Interim Guidance -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

June 8, 2009
CDC UPDATE: What Adults with HIV Infection Should Know About the Novel H1N1 Flu (formerly called swine flu)

June 8, 2009  
CDC UPDATE: Interim Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Guidance for Cruise Ships

June 5, 2009  
WHO: Third Meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee

June 5, 2009  
CDC: H1N1 (Swine Flu) Questions and Answers About CDC's Online Reporting

June 5, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 69 Countries Reported 21940 Cases

June 4, 2009  
Pandemic Flu: Lessons From the Frontlines

June 2, 2009  
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 66 Countries Reported 19273 Cases

June 2, 2009  
CDC: H1N1 (Swine Flu) Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

June 1, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 62 countries Reported 17410 cases

May

May 29, 2009
CDC: Post-mortem Care and Safe Autopsy Procedures for Novel H1N1 Influenza

May 29, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 53 Countries Reported 15510 Cases

May 27, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 48 Countries Reported 13398 Cases

May 26, 2009
CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) Info Service Message: New and Updated CDC Guidance Related to Novel H1N1 Flu

May 26, 2009
CDC: DSAT Guidance on CDC Import Permits for Swine-Originated Flu

May 26, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 46 Countries Reported 12954 Cases

May 26, 2009
CDC: Interim Recommendations for Facemask and Respirator Use to Reduce Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Transmission

May 24, 2009
CDC: Interim Guidance for Correctional and Detention Facilities on Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

May 23, 2009
CDC: Guidelines for the Submission of Tissue Specimens for the Pathologic Evaluation of Influenza Virus Infections

May 22, 2009
HHS Takes Additional Steps Toward Development of Vaccine for the Novel Influenza A (H1N1)

May 22, 2009
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Sesame Workshop, and the Ad Council Launch National Campaign to Protect Families from H1N1 Virus and Stay Healthy

May 22, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 41 Countries Reported 11168 Cases

May 21, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 41 Countries Reported 11034 Cases

May 21, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Update on H1N1 Situation in the Americas

May 20, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 41 Countries Reported 10243 Cases

May 19, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 40 Countries Reported 9830 Cases

May 19, 2009
WHO teleconference of the Ad hoc Policy Advisory Working Group on Influenza A (H1N1) vaccines

May 19, 2009
PAHO Briefings on Influenza Epidemic, Transcript from May 18, 2009

May 19, 2009
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Addresses World Health Assembly Plenary Session

May 18, 2009
WHO: Summary report of a High-Level Consultation: new influenza A (H1N1)

May 18, 2009
WHO: Sixty-second World Health Assembly

May 18, 2009
WHO: Concern over flu pandemic justified

May 18, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 40 Countries Reported 8829 Cases

May 15, 2009
WHO: Timeline of Influenza A(H1N1) Cases – Interactive Map

May 15, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 34 Countries Reported 7520 Cases

May 14, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 33 Countries have Officially Reported 6497 Cases

May 13, 2009
CDC: Updated H1N1 Virus Biosafety Guidelines for Laboratory Workers

May 13, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation: 33 countries Have Officially Reported 5728 Cases

May 13, 2009
CDC: H1N1 Flu Update: U.S. Human Cases of H1N1 Flu Infection

May 12, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Update on H1N1 Situation in the Americas

May 12, 2009
CDC: Clinical Data Collection Forms and Templates for Collection of Information on Patients Infected with Novel Influenza A (H1N1)

May 12, 2009
CDC: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu): Resources for Laboratories

May 12, 2009
CDC: Novel H1N1 Influenza: Resources for Clinicians

May 12, 2009
CDC: H1N1 Flu Update: U.S. Human Cases of H1N1 Flu Infection

May 12, 2009
CDC: Interim Guidance on Case Definitions to be Used For Investigations of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Cases

May 12, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 11, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 11, 2009
CDC: H1N1 Flu Update: U.S. Human Cases of H1N1 Flu Infection

May 11, 2009
WHO: Assessing the severity of an influenza pandemic

May 10, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Situation Report on H1N1

May 10, 2009
CDC: Interim Guidance for Public Gatherings in Response to Human Infections with Novel Influenza A (H1N1)

May 9, 2009
CDC: Audio and Transcript for May 9 CDC Press Briefing

May 8, 2009
CDC: Audio and Transcript for May 8 CDC Press Briefing

May 8, 2009
CDC: New Audio Public Service Announcement (PSA) for Kids

May 8, 2009
CDC: Interim Additional Guidance for Infection Control for Care of Patients with Confirmed, Probable, or Suspected Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection in Outpatient Hemodialysis Settings

May 8, 2009
FDA: Questions and Answers on the 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus and the Food Industry

May 8, 2009
WHO: Statement of WHO Director-General to to the ASEAN+3 Health Ministers’ Special Meeting on the H1N1 influenza situation

May 8, 2009
Secretary Solis and Others Hold Town Hall on H1N1 in Spanish

May 8, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 8, 2009
FDA: Personal Protection Equipment for the 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus

May 8, 2009
CDC: H1N1 Flu Resources for Businesses and Employers

May 8, 2009
CDC: Preparing Tribal Nations to Receive Strategic National Stockpile Assets

May 8, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 7, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Situation Report on H1N1

May 7, 2009
USDA: Updated Frequently Asked Questions about H1N1

May 7, 2009
Obama Administration and Univision to Host Spanish-Language Town Hall Meeting on H1N1 Virus

May 7, 2009
CDC: MMWR: Update: Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections --- Worldwide, May 6, 2009

May 7, 2009
FDA: Testimony of Joshua M. Sharfstein, M.D., Principal Deputy Commissioner and Acting Commissioner before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

May 7, 2009
FDA: Dear Health Care Professionals Letter Regarding 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus

May 7, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 7, 2009
WHO: Joint FAO/WHO/OIE Statement on influenza A(H1N1) and the safety of pork

May 7, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 6, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Situation Report on H1N1

May 6, 2009
DHS: Remarks by Secretary Napolitano at Media Briefing on the H1N1 Flu Outbreak

May 6, 2009
CDC: HAN Info Service Message: NEW and UPDATED Interim CDC Guidance Documents on H1N1 Flu

May 6, 2009
CDC: What to Do If You Get Flu-Like Symptoms

May 6, 2009
CDC: UPDATED Interim Guidance on Antiviral Recommendations for Patients with Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection and Their Close Contacts

May 6, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 6, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 5, 2009
CDC: Briefing on Public Health Investigation of Human Cases of H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

May 5, 2009
CDC: What Adults with HIV Infection Should Know About the Novel H1N1 Flu (formerly called swine flu)

May 5, 2009
DHS: Remarks by Secretary Napolitano at Media Briefing on the H1N1 Flu Outbreak

May 5, 2009
CDC: What to Do If You Get Flu-Like Symptoms

May 5, 2009
CDC: Flyer: Clean Hands Save Lives!  

May 5, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Situation Report on H1N1

May 5, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Urges Southern Hemisphere to Remain Alert for Influenza A(H1N1)

May 5, 2009
Statement by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and by Acting CDC Director Dr. Richard Besser Regarding the Change in CDC's School and Child Care Closure Guidance

May 5, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 5, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation Including Global Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases

May 4, 2009
Statement of WHO Director-General to the United Nations General Assembly on the H1N1 influenza situation

May 4, 2009
CDC: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

May 4, 2009
CDC: What to Do If You Get Flu-Like Symptoms

May 4, 2009
OIE comments on the findings of “A/H1N1” in pigs in Canada

May 4, 2009
FDA: Fraudulent 2009 H1N1 Influenza Products List

May 4, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Situation Report on H1N1

May 4, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

May 4, 2009
CDC: Daily Update - Human Swine Influenza Investigation

May 4, 2009
FDA and CDC Information on Potential “Spot Shortages” of Supplies for Treating and Preventing Novel Influenza A (H1N1)

May 4, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

May 3, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Situation Report on H1N1

May 3, 2009
CDC: UPDATED - Pregnancy Guidance Info for Women in Education, Child Care, Healthcare

May 3, 2009
WHO Updates International H1N1 Situation

May 3, 2009
WHO Updates International Swine Flu

May 3, 2009
Daily Update - Human Swine Influenza Investigation

May 3, 2009
WHO Updates International Influenza A(H1N1) Flu Situation

May 2, 2009
WHO: Vaccines for the new influenza A (H1N1)

May 2, 2009
Statement by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Canada's Detection of H1N1 in Alberta, Canada Swine

May 2, 2009
Statement by Canadian Agriculture Minister Ritz regarding a Case of H1N1 Influenza A Identified at an Alberta Hog Farm

May 2, 2009
H1N1 Flu: Interim Guidance for People With Heart Disease, Stroke, or Cardiovascular

May 2, 2009
What to Do If You Get Flu-Like Symptoms

May 2, 2009
Statement by Minister Ritz regarding a case of H1N1 influenza A identified at an Alberta hog farm

May 2, 2009
Use of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests for Patients with Influenza-like Illness

May 2, 2009
CDC Interim Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Guidance for Cruise Ships

May 2, 2009
Advice for Parents on Talking to Children About Novel H1N1 Flu Concerns

May 2, 2009
WHO: Pandemic Influenza Prevention and Mitigation in Low Resource Communities (PDF - 210KB)

May 2, 2009
President’s Weekly Address: Government Actions to Address the H1N1 Flu Virus

May 2, 2009
WHO Updates International Swine Flu Situation

May 1, 2009
CDC: Transcript and Audio for CDC Clinician Conference Call on Maternal and Child Health Issues Related to the Current Outbreak of the New Influenza Virus of Swine Origin

May 1, 2009
CDC: UPDATED Interim Guidance: Pregnant Women and H1N1 (Swine Influenza): Considerations for Clinicians

May 1, 2009
CDC Podcast: Clean Hands Help Prevent the Flu

May 1, 2009
CDC Updates Guidance for Taking Care of a Sick Person in Your Home

May 1, 2009
WHO: Considerations on Influenza A (H1N1) and HIV Infection (PDF - 27KB)

May 1, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Update on Influenza H1N1

May 1, 2009
CDC Updates Guidance for Professionals: 3 Protocols for Laboratories

May 1, 2009
CDC MMWR: Update: Infections with a Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus --- United States and Other Countries, April 28, 2009

May 1, 2009
CDC MMWR: Update: Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Infection in Two Children --- Southern California, March--April 2009

May 1, 2009
WHO Updates International Swine Flu Situation

May 1, 2009
WHO Statement: No Rationale for Travel Restrictions

May 1, 2009
EPA Lists Antimicrobial Products Registered for Use Against H1N1 Viruses on Hard Surfaces

May 1, 2009
WHO Updates International Swine Flu Situation

May 1, 2009
CDC: UPDATED H1N1 Virus Biosafety Guidelines for Laboratory Workers

May 1, 2009
CDC: Guidelines for the Submission of Tissue Specimens for the Pathologic Evaluation of Influenza Virus Infections

April 

April 30, 2009
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Update on Influenza H1N1

April 30, 2009  
Testimony of Joshua M. Sharfstein, M.D., Principal Deputy Commissioner and Acting Commissioner before the Subcommittee on Health

April 30, 2009  
CDC MMWR: Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections in a School --- New York City, April 2009

April 30, 2009  
Secretary Sebelius Takes Two Key Actions On Strategic National Stockpile

April 30, 2009  
FDA: Influenza (Flu) Antiviral Drugs and Related Information

April 30, 2009  
The President’s Remarks on H1N1

April 30, 2009  
Joint FAO/WHO/OIE Statement on influenza A(H1N1) and the Safety of Pork

April 30, 2009  
CDC Updates Web Page: Guidance for Clinicians & Public Health Professionals

April 30, 2009  
CDC Guidance on Specimen Collection, Processing, and Testing for Patients with Suspected Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection

April 30, 2009  
CDC Updates Guidance on HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

April 30, 2009  
CDC Updates Guidance on Case Definitions to be Used for Investigations of Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Cases

April 30, 2009
CDC Updates U.S. Human Cases of H1N1 Flu Infection

April 29, 2009  
Dept. of Education FAQs and Guidance for School Leaders (PDF – 180 KB)

April 29, 2009
CDC Guidance for Infection Control for Care of Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection in a Healthcare Setting

April 29, 2009  
CDC Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection

April 29, 2009  
WHO Elevates Pandemic Level to Phase 5

April 29, 2009  
CDC Updated Guidance on Antiviral Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection and Close Contacts

April 29, 2009  
WHO Updates International Swine Flu Situation

April 29, 2009  
CDC Guidance for Screening for Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) by State and Local Health Departments, Hospitals, and Clinicians in Regions with Few or no Reported Cases of Swine Influenza A (H1N1)

April 29, 2009  
CDC Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)

April 29, 2009  
CDC Guidance for Clinicians: Children and Pregnant Women who may be Infected with Swine Flu

April 29, 2009  
CDC Updated Guidance: Case Definitions to be Used For Investigations of Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Cases

April 29, 2009
CDC: Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of Medical Products and Devices for Swine Flu

April 28, 2009  
WHO Update for Travelers

April 28, 2009  
CDC Briefing on Public Health Investigation of Human Cases of Swine Influenza

April 28, 2009  
WHO Issues Instructions for Shipments of Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Specimens and Virus Isolates to WHO Collaborating Centres for Influenza

April 28, 2009  
CDC Provides Swine Flu Public Service Announcements

April 28, 2009  
WHO Updates International Swine Flu Situation

April 28, 2009  
CDC Releases Guidance on Specimen Collection and Processing for Patients with Suspected Swine Flu

April 28, 2009
CDC Releases Antiviral Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Flu

April 27, 2009
CDC Releases Guidance for Infection Control for Care of Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Flu in a Healthcare Setting

April 27, 2009  
WHO Updates International Swine Flu Situation

April 27, 2009
CDC Provides New Recommendations on Facemask and Respirator Use in Certain Communities with Swine Flu

April 27, 2009
CDC Releases Recommendations for Antiviral Drugs and Swine Influenza

April 27, 2009
Interim WHO guidance for the Surveillance of Human Infection with Swine Flu (PDF)

April 26, 2009
HHS Declares Public Health Emergency for Swine Flu

April 26, 2009
Statement By Secretary Of Agriculture Vilsack Regarding Human Cases Of Swine Influenza A

April 26, 2009  
White House Press Briefing on Swine Flu

April 25, 2009  
New York City Finds Probable Cases of Swine Flu in Queens School

April 25, 2009  
Unedited Transcript of CDC Briefing on Public Health Investigation of Human Cases of Swine Influenza

April 25, 2009  
WHO Statement: Pandemic Alert to remain at Phase 3

April 24, 2009  
Unedited Transcript of CDC Briefing on Public Health Investigation of Human Cases of Swine Influenza

April 24, 2009  
WHO - Influenza-Like Illness in the United States and Mexico

April 24, 2009  
Update: Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Infections --- California and Texas, April 2009

April 23, 2009  
CDC Briefing on Public Health Investigation of Human Cases of Swine Influenza

March

March 6, 2009
Report: Sustaining Focus on the Nation’s Planning and Preparedness Efforts

February

February 25, 2009
Philadelphia CBP Conducts First Avian Flu Response Exercise Exit Disclaimer

February 10, 2009
New Study Examines H5N1 Virus Exit Disclaimer

February 4, 2009
Experts Identify Key Area of Bird Flu Virus Exit Disclaimer

January

January 15, 2009
HHS awards nearly $500 million to build cell-based vaccine manufacturing facility

January 9, 2009
Study: Excessive Use of Antiviral Drugs Could Aid Deadly Flu Exit Disclaimer

January 7, 2009
Study: Avian Flu Becoming More Resistant to Antiviral Drugs Exit Disclaimer