|INFLUENZA A (H1N1)|
|Written by Administrator|
|Monday, 15 June 2009|
What is known about this novel Influenza A (H1N1) so far?
As of June 8, 2009, 73 countries have already officially reported 25,288 cases of Influenza A
(H1N1) infection with 139 deaths. The Philippines has documented 54 cases.
Most cases of Influenza A (H1N1) have affected young adults and children. It has presented
mostly as influenza-like illness (ILI) with fever and respiratory manifestations. Cases were
described to have ranged from upper respiratory tract infection to severe fatal pneumonia. A
significant proportion of cases was categorized as mild and did not even need hospitalization.
Very few cases had complications such as secondary bacterial infections, rhabdomyolysis with
renal failure, myocarditis and worsening of underlying conditions like asthma. --> access the document...
Reduction of Consequences of the Pandemic Influenza
On June 11, 2009, the World Health Organization declared that Phase 6 of the
influenza pandemic is now in place.
In response to this new development, and to reduce the consequences of the current
influenza pandemic to the school and hospital setting, the following will be strictly
enforced in UPM, including the UP-PGH, effective June 15, 2009.--> access the document...
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