H1N1 Influenza.


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H1N1 Influenza Liz Ritchie, M.S. Hazard Correspondence Examiner Office of General Wellbeing Readiness A couple housekeeping things… Welcome! My presentation = 20 minutes. Your inquiries = 10 minutes. Somewhat about me. This may be our initially meeting, however shouldn't be the last.
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H1N1 Influenza Liz Ritchie, M.S. Hazard Communication Analyst Office of Public Health Preparedness

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A couple housekeeping things… Welcome! My presentation = 20 minutes. Your inquiries = 10 minutes. A bit about me. This may be our initially meeting, however shouldn’t be the last.

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What I will cover… Some history. Some extremely fundamental science. A little phrasing. Reflections on late experience. What now?

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Last Four Pandemics 1918: Influenza A (H1N1), serious, murdered 20 million 1957: Influenza A (H2N2), moderate, executed 70,000 1968: Influenza A (H3N2), moderate, slaughtered 34,000 2009: Influenza A (H1N1), gentle, executed ? Solid potential for creature disease spreading to people (zoonosis). Some History

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Some Very Basic Biology Virus ~1/100 th size of microbes illustrations: flu, smallpox, Ebola, HIV, polio secured by protein coat some have fat envelope host cell needed for propagation not all bring about ailment high transformation rate anti-microbials are ineffectual can treat with antivirals or antibodies (if accessible)

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A little terminology… Immunity: a defensive component, frequently picked up by past introduction. Novel: something we’ve never seen. no immunization accessible might possibly have successful antivirals no common safety Transmissibility: how simple something spreads starting with one thing then onto the next. Destructiveness: how likely something is to bring about ailment.

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2009 Influenza A (H1N1) – pandemic strain 99% of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) = this strain Michigan schools shut = 73 Michigan ILI (October 25-31) = 59,629 Michigan H1N1-related Deaths = ~17 48 U.S. states reporting “widespread activity” Global: more than 441,661 cases with 5712 deaths… < 1% Avian Influenza A (H5N1) broadly flowing subsequent to 2003 15 nations 442 cases with 262 deaths… 59% Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/World Health Organization http://www.who.int/Recent Experience

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Prevention Vaccination is the most ideal approach to avoid flu contamination and its inconveniences. Antibody is gradually being produced… around 10 million measurements every week. Anticipate that the H1N1 immunization will be as protected as regular influenza antibodies. Kids oblige two shots for full insusceptible reaction. Current target bunches: pregnant ladies, individuals 6-24, any individual who has standard contact with youngsters < 6 months old, crisis and social insurance faculty, and anybody with fundamental wellbeing conditions. Ordinary activities can help avert transmission. Wash your hands consistently with cleanser and water. Don’t hack/sniffle on individuals (or in your grasp). Stay home if you’re wiped out.

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Treatment Antivirals (Tamiflu ® , Relenza ® ) patients who are extremely sick, (for example, the individuals who are hospitalized) patients who are sick with flu like disease and have a higher danger for flu related intricacies In dominant part of cases, sound people recoup from H1N1 flu. bunches of liquids rest antipyretics to decrease fever/distress hack syrup

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What Now? Get you\'re regular and H1N1 antibodies. Frequently check the CDC’s and Michigan’s flu sites. www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu www.michigan.gov/influenza 911 Coordinators ought to be in contact with their separate LHD/clinic crisis readiness coordinator(s), wellbeing officer(s), and medicinal director(s). Frequently check the neighborhood wellbeing office website(s) for your zone.

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Thank You! Liz Ritchie Risk Communication Analyst Office of Public Health Preparedness (517) 335-8839 r

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