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Influenza & Colds: Strains, Treatment & Symptoms Document List

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

Publication List:

NOTE: Though articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Seasonal Flu: H3N2 Influenza
    H3N2 influenza is currently the most common strain of flu circulating in North America - Published: 2014-12-29
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Dealing with Strep Throat
    Information symptoms and treatment information for Strep Throat a disease that causes a sore throat - Published: 2012-12-30
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Developing a Universal Flu Vaccine
    Influenza vaccine could represent step towards universal influenza vaccine eliminating need for seasonal immunizations - Published: 2010-05-19
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Influenza Vaccine Allergy Clinic
    Mayo Clinic will offer an influenza vaccine allergy clinic beginning Monday Oct. 5 - Published: 2009-10-02
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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


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