Influenza & Colds: Strains, Treatment & Symptoms Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Influenza Colds and Flu category.

Publication List:

New SARS-like Virus WIV1-CoV May Cause Outbreak in Humans
New virus WIV1-CoV directly binds to the same human receptor as the 2002 SARS strain - Published: 2016-03-15
Influenza: Symptoms of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
Sepsis symptoms and risk factors, difference between severe sepsis and septic shock, and how sepsis is typically treated - Published: 2015-01-14
Seasonal Flu: H3N2 Influenza
H3N2 influenza is currently the most common strain of flu circulating in North America - Published: 2014-12-29
First Case of Coronavirus (MERS) Reaches United States
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) confirmed in traveler to the United States - Published: 2014-05-02
SARS-like Coronavirus Found in Chinese Horseshoe Bats
EcoHealth Alliance announce the discovery of a new SARS like coronavirus (CoV) in Chinese horseshoe bats - Published: 2013-10-31
Potential for H3N2 Flu Pandemic
MIT study reveals there are many strains of H3N2 circulating in birds and pigs that have the potential to generate a pandemic if they leap to humans - Published: 2013-05-11
Respiratory Infections: Get a Flu shot and Vitamin D
To help prevention of flu and other upper respiratory infections after a flu shot make sure you have adequate levels of vitamin D - Published: 2013-01-25
Infectious Mononucleosis (Mono)
Mono often referred to as the kissing disease is transmitted through saliva, a sneeze or cough or by sharing a food utensil or a glass with someone who has the virus - Published: 2013-01-02
Dealing with Strep Throat
Information symptoms and treatment information for Strep Throat a disease that causes a sore throat - Published: 2012-12-30
Adenoviruses: Viruses that Affect Children and Adults
There are over 50 types of adenoviruses that are all immunologically distinct from each other and have the potential to cause infections in people - Published: 2012-01-27
New Flu Cure Shows Promise
Each year flu infects 3 to 5 million people worldwide and is responsible for 250-500,000 deaths according to the World Health Organization - Published: 2011-04-22
Pandemic Flu Planning Guide for Nursing Homes
Toolkit for Nursing Facilities provides nursing homes with a detailed assessment and flu planning tool - Published: 2011-01-03
Over-reactive Immune System Kills Young Adults During Pandemic Flu
Study findings suggest people are made critically ill or even killed by their own immune response - Published: 2010-12-05
Vapor Rub Treats Children with Cough and Congestion and Helps them Sleep Better
Applying a vapor rub is effective for treating children with night-time cough and congestion and improves sleep for children with cold symptoms - Published: 2010-11-08
Course of Action to Prepare for Colds and Influenza
Simple steps for households to take to help break the chain of germ transmission for colds and flu - Published: 2010-10-14
Tips to Keep Seniors Healthy During Flu Season
While the flu vaccination is now recommended for everyone adults age 65 and older are among the hardest hit by influenza - Published: 2010-10-04
Say Boo to the Flu - Americans Casting the Wrong Spells to Scare Away Seasonal Flu
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its seasonal flu vaccine recommendations to include everyone 6 months and older - Published: 2010-09-30
Free Flu Shot Vouchers for Uninsured Patients
Nearly 350 Community Clinics and Health Centers to Receive Free Flu Shot Vouchers For Their Uninsured Patients - Published: 2010-09-20
Free Flu Shots to Uninsured Patients of Community Clinics and Health Centers
Flu vaccinations are now available at all CVS pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations nationwide - Published: 2010-09-08
Flu Vaccinations Begin On October 1
Influenza immunizations are the best way to prevent illness and subsequent medical problems caused by influenza in people of all ages - Published: 2010-09-01
Target to Serve as Prevention HQ this Flu Season
Nationwide retailer offers expert advice over-the-counter solutions and flu vaccines at the same low price - Published: 2010-08-27
Government Urges Flu Vaccinations this Year
After the H1N1 outbreak the government says everyone over the age of 6 months needs a flu shot in 2010 - Published: 2010-08-23
Developing a Universal Flu Vaccine
Influenza vaccine could represent step towards universal influenza vaccine eliminating need for seasonal immunizations - Published: 2010-05-19
H5N1 Bird Flu and H1N1 Swine Flu Replikin Counts Increasing
Recent BioRadar analysis of both H5N1 and H1N1 indicates that the Replikin Count of both strains are rising - Published: 2010-04-09
Seasonal Outbreaks of Flu Linked to Dry Winters
Seasonal changes of absolute humidity are apparent underlying cause of winter influenza peaks - Published: 2010-02-23
Bacterial Super-infection after Influenza
Influenza may predispose to bacterial infections which account for significant proportion of mortality during flu pandemics - Published: 2010-01-23
H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Arthritis or Rheumatic Disease Information
People with certain types of arthritis or autoimmune rheumatic disease have a higher risk of getting flu-related complications - Published: 2009-10-19
Influenza Vaccine Allergy Clinic
Mayo Clinic will offer an influenza vaccine allergy clinic beginning Monday Oct. 5 - Published: 2009-10-02
Women Who are Pregnant Should Get Flu Shots
Pregnant women should get flu shots this year to protect them against seasonal flu and H1N1 Swine flu - Published: 2009-09-23
When Should I Receive a Flu Shot - Influenza Vaccine
Information on who and when you should get a influenza vaccine or flu shot including side effects and risks - Published: 2009-09-15
1 in 6 Public Health Workers Unlikely to Respond in Pandemic Flu Emergency
Public health employees said they were unlikely to report to work during a pandemic emergency - Published: 2009-07-24
Influenza Monitoring by the US Military
Emerging infectious diseases led to the creation of the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System - Published: 2009-07-07
Cold and Flu Remedies or Get a Flu Shot
Whether to take natural herbal cold and flu remedies or risk an adverse reaction to flu shots - Published: 2009-04-26
Flu Shot Reactions: Types & Precautions
Common flu shot reactions include swelling soreness and redness at the point of injection body aches and low grade fever - Published: 2009-04-26
Engineering Flu Vaccines
Tests of data from bird flu and seasonal flu outbreaks suggest their method can better gauge the efficacy of proposed vaccines than can tests used today - Published: 2009-03-17
Drug Resistant Influenza A Virus High Risk to Patients
Mutation of influenza A virus resistant to drug oseltamivir may pose a serious health threat to hospitalized patients with weakened immune system - Published: 2009-03-02