Tag Archive | "h1n1 flu"

FDA Approves Vaccines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

FDA Approves Vaccines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

MEDIA RELEASE Approval Provides Important Tool to Fight Pandemic The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has approved four vaccines against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The vaccines will be distributed nationally after the initial lots become available, which is expected within the next four weeks. “Today’s approval is good news for […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

Only 3 more days until voting ends!

Vote until 11:59 p.m. EDT September 16th on your favorite video and help decide the winner of the Flu.gov PSA contest. The winner gets $2,500 and will be featured on national television. See Contest Details

2009 Flu Prevention PSA Contest – Voting ends soon!

Only 3 more days until voting ends! Vote until 11:59 p.m. EDT September 16th on your favorite video and help decide the winner of the Flu.gov PSA contest. The winner gets $2,500 and will be featured on national television. See Contest Details

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), Health, VideosComments (0)

We are encouraged by reports that are now emerging from various clinical trials of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccines, conducted by various vaccine manufacturers. We expect additional companies to announce their preliminary trial results shortly. The early data from these trials indicate that 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccines are well tolerated and induce a strong immune response in most healthy adults when administered in a single unadjuvanted 15-microgram dose.

Clinical trials with H1N1 Flu vaccines going well

We are encouraged by reports that are now emerging from various clinical trials of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccines, conducted by various vaccine manufacturers. We expect additional companies to announce their preliminary trial results shortly. The early data from these trials indicate that 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccines are well tolerated and induce a strong immune response […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

CDC advisors make recommendations for use of vaccine against Novel H1N1

CDC advisors make recommendations for use of vaccine against Novel H1N1

MEDIA RELEASE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met today to make recommendations for use of vaccine against novel influenza A (H1N1). The committee met to develop recommendations on who should receive vaccine against novel influenza A (H1N1) when it becomes available, and to determine which groups of the […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

Third Hawaii H1N1 death identified as Big Isle woman

Third Hawaii H1N1 death identified as Big Isle woman

Media releases compiled by Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor The state Department of Health has confirmed the state’s third and the first neighbor island swine-flu related death. The woman, who died July 7 at Kona Community Hospital, has been identified at Donna Altamirano, 51, of Kealakekua. The Big Island resident is one of 263 swine flu-related […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

Dept of Health confirms second death involving H1N1 Flu

Dept of Health confirms second death involving H1N1 Flu

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The state Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed novel H1N1 influenza infection in an adult male who died July 10 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was in his late 40’s and also had underlying medical conditions. The Oahu resident is the second death in Hawai‘i associated with the new flu strain […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

Weekly update reports 100 new novel H1N1 Flu cases in Hawaii

Weekly update reports 100 new novel H1N1 Flu cases in Hawaii

Media releases compiled by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com (As of June 17, 2009, 11:00 AM HST) Island New Cases Total Cases Hawaii 0 4 Maui 1 3 Oahu 98 288 Totals 100 298 In their weekly novel H1N1 Flu report the Hawaii Department of Health reported 100 new confirmed cases. One case from Kauai, one from Maui […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

FDA warns about websites marketing fraud H1N1 Flu virus claims

FDA warns about websites marketing fraud H1N1 Flu virus claims

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is enforcing the laws that protect consumers from illegal products marketed through the Internet that claim to diagnose, prevent, mitigate, treat or cure the 2009 H1N1 flu virus. On May 1, 2009, the FDA warned consumers regarding products related to the 2009 H1N1 flu virus offered on […]

Read the full story

Posted in Business, H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

Department of Health response to WHO raising pandemic level to Phase 6

Department of Health response to WHO raising pandemic level to Phase 6

MEDIA RELEASE Statement from Health Director Dr. Chiyome Fukino: The raising of the pandemic alert level by the World Health Organization was not meant to alarm the public or cause undue concern. The situation in Hawai‘i at this time remains the same with all cases recovering at home with no complications. The DOH is continuing […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

Pandemic level phase 6 represents the spread of the novel H1N1 influenza virus worldwide and not the severity of the illness. Click on image above to read more.

World Health Organization declares influenza pandemic

Pandemic level phase 6 represents the spread of the novel H1N1 influenza virus worldwide and not the severity of the illness. Click on image above to read more.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, NewsComments (0)

Two new Novel H1N1 Flu cases on the Big Island, state total now 198 cases

Two new Novel H1N1 Flu cases on the Big Island, state total now 198 cases

Media releases compiled by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com (As of June 10, 2009, 11:30 AM HST) Island New Cases Total Cases Hawaii 2 4 Kauai 2 2 Maui 1 2 Oahu 78 190 Totals 83 198 The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 83 additional cases of novel H1N1 Influenza A of swine origin this week. […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

Nine new novel H1N1 Flu confirmations on Oahu

Nine new novel H1N1 Flu confirmations on Oahu

Media releases compiled by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com The Department of Health reported nine new novel H1N1 Flu cases today (May 29) bringing the state’s total number of confirmed cases to 82. The nine case are on Oahu of these cases three are from public schools. Affected schools are from Kaimuki High, Mililani Middle and Niu Valley […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Department of Health conducts public meeting on pandemic vaccine allocation priorities

Department of Health conducts public meeting on pandemic vaccine allocation priorities

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) is inviting the public to give their input on the subject of vaccine allocation priorities in the event of a severe pandemic. A public meeting will be held this Saturday, May 30, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Ward Warehouse second […]

Read the full story

Posted in HealthComments (0)

Two new Oahu novel H1N1 Flu cases, Hawaii total now 73

Two new Oahu novel H1N1 Flu cases, Hawaii total now 73

Media releases compiled by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com The Department of Health reported two new confirmed cases of novel H1N1 Flu today (May 28). The two Oahu cases brings the state’s total to 73 which includes two on the Big Island and one in Maui County. To date, the Department of Health (DOH) has investigated and conducted […]

Read the full story

Posted in H1N1 Flu (swine flu), HealthComments (0)

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

 

 

Quantcast