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First influenza-related child death of season

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first flu-related pediatric death during the current flu season. A four-year-old girl passed away Jan. 20, 2013 in a Honolulu hospital. “This is an uncommon and tragic death,” said Dr. Sarah Park, state epidemiologist. “Not every child will become this seriously ill from the […]

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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 […]

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FDA approves vaccine for 2009-2010 seasonal influenza

FDA approves vaccine for 2009-2010 seasonal influenza

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has approved a vaccine for 2009-2010 seasonal influenza in the United States. The seasonal influenza vaccine will not protect against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus that resulted in the declaration of a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on June 11, 2009. […]

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Hawaii's novel H1N1 Flu cases rises to 40

Hawaii’s novel H1N1 Flu cases rises to 40

Media releases compiled by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com With the addition of seven more confirmations the state Department of Health updated their count of novel H1N1 Flu cases in Hawaii to 40 this morning. Of these seven the DOH confirmed one new case of novel H1N1 virus (swine flu) at Waiau Elementary. The student is recovering from […]

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30 cases of Novel H1N1 Flu in Hawaii with the addition of four today

30 cases of Novel H1N1 Flu in Hawaii with the addition of four today

Media Releases compiled by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com Hawaii’s number of confirmed cases increased by four today (May 19) bringing the total to 30. As of May 19, 2009, 5 a.m. HST the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 48 states have 5,469 confirmed cases (not including today’s four new Hawaii cases) and six deaths. As […]

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Dept of Health confirms 4 more H1N1 Flu cases bringing Hawaii total to 10

Dept of Health confirms 4 more H1N1 Flu cases bringing Hawaii total to 10

Media releases compiled by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) today reported four additional confirmed cases of novel H1N1 Influenza A (swine flu) to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Three of the cases were laboratory confirmed by the DOH State Laboratories Division, and one case was laboratory confirmed […]

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'Based on assessment of all available information, and following several expert consultations, I have decided to raise the current level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to phase 5.' - Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General

World Health Organization raises flu pandemic alert from 4 to 5

‘Based on assessment of all available information, and following several expert consultations, I have decided to raise the current level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to phase 5.’ – Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General

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