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100 Questions & Answers About Influenza

Author(s): Delthia Ricks, MA, MS, New York Newsday, New York City, New York
  • ISBN-13: 9780763745011
  • ISBN-10:0763745014
  • Paperback    185 pages      © 2009
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Every year in the United States, on average 5% to 20% of the population becomes sick with influenza (the flu); more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications, and about 36,000 people die from flu. Some people - such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions - are at high risk for serious flu complications.  100 Questions and Answers About Influenza provides answers to 100 most common questions about influenza, with emphasis on new strains of the disease including the Avian Influenza.

Part  1  Influenza 101
Part  2  The Flu Shot: Notes on the Only Annual Vaccine
Part  3  Antiviral Medications
Part  4  Influenza and Children
Part  5  Influenza and Seniors, 65 and Older
Part  6  Outbreaks, Epidemic, and Pandemics
Part  7  Keeping the 1918 Pandemic in Mind
Part  8  21st Century Pandemic Planning
Part  9  Guarding Your Health

Delthia Ricks, MA, MS-New York Newsday, New York City, New York

Delthia Ricks is a Senior Reporter and Medical Writer for New York Newsday.

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