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]]>(MedPage Today) -- In 2009, I was staffing an intensive care unit where 10 of the first 40 confirmed cases of a novel influenza A (H1N1) ended up as patients in our ICU. Everyone was mechanically ventilated, three ended up on ECMO, or extracorporeal...
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Influenza or 'flu' is a respiratory illness associated with infection by influenza virus. Symptoms frequently include headache, fever, cough, sore throat, aching muscles and joints. There is a wide spectrum of severity of illness ranging from min...
Swine Flu - H1N1 influenza - H7N9
Swine flu is the common name given to a relatively new strain of influenza (flu) that caused a flu pandemic in 2009-2010. It is also referred to as H1N1 influenza (because it is the H1N1 strain of virus). The H1N1 flu virus will be one of the main vi...