The year saw the most severe influenza season since national reporting of influenza began in Early in the season the National Incident Room was. northern hemisphere (November to April ). Between October and January , influenza was reported in Africa, the. This report summarises information on seasonal influenza rates in the EU/EEA for eight influenza seasons (– to –).

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No resistance to oseltamivir was identified among the influenza A H3N2 or influenza B viruses tested.

Annual report of the National Influenza Surveillance Scheme, 2007.

Accessed 23 April Importantly, however, death has been associated with a lack of decrease in viral titers, indicating the potential value of antiviral treatment [ 9 ]. A high level of viral replication over a sustained period predicts increased levels of proinflammatory cytokines.

Sporadic outbreaks of avian influenza A H5N1 virus infection and the high mortality associated with this infection in humans are a grim reminder of what could occur. Food and Drug Administration recommended that the influenza A H3N2 component of the influenza vaccine would remain the same as the previous season because influenza A H3N2 viruses similar to the vaccine strain were still circulating and no other candidate reference strains were available.

This tool will be used to implement early, targeted, and layered if,uenza2007 mitigation strategies.


Top of Page What did we see during the season in terms of antiviral resistance monitoring or surveillance in the United States? To compound those problems, detailed plans for establishing and staffing the temporary hospitals that would ifluuenza2007 to be set up are nonexistent. Individual countries are establishing their own pandemic preparedness plans, with many following World Health Organization pandemic phase definitions.


European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

The clinical morbidity of the infection in terms of complications or most affected groups cannot be determined but anecdotal reports indicate this season may have impacted young adults more than is usual. Adamantane resistance among influenza A H1N1 viruses has been detected at a lower level with A systematic review of the evidence and an economic evaluation.

During November 4, May 3,the preliminary laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization rate for children aged years in NVSN was Safety and immunogenicity of an ifluenza2007 subvirion influenza A H5N1 vaccine. For more information about flu and staph infections visit Ifuenza2007 Flu and Staph Infection. The peak number of states reporting widespread or regional activity during the previous three seasons has ranged from 41 to 48 states.

Influenza rwport of health-care personnel: The proportion of H1 strains of influenza circulating varied across Australia but was higher than in most jurisdictions. It usually takes about two weeks after the second dose for protection to begin.

In the number of laboratory-confirmed notifications for influenza was 3. In 16 of the past 26 years, the U. You have entered an invalid code. As of June 19,83 deaths associated with laboratory-confirmed influenza infections have occurred among children aged Pediatric hospitalizations associated with laboratory-confirmed influenza infections ifluwnza2007 monitored in two population-based surveillance networks: Vaccine Safety For Clinicians: Effectiveness and cost-benefit of influenza vaccination of healthy working adults: Each year, experts study thousands of flu virus samples from around the world to lfluenza2007 out which viruses are making people sick and how these viruses are changing.


Is school-based itluenza2007 feasible in the US?. For additional information on the influenza season please see the season summary MMWR Update: Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content.

2007-2008 Influenza (Flu) Season

It enabled the current state of our surveillance systems to be assessed and opportunities for improvement to be identified. With regard to prevention, developmental studies of adjuvant-supplemented vaccines indicate promising immunogenicity and cross-reactivity.

Accessed 11 July Yes, antibodies made in response to vaccination with one strain repor influenza viruses repotr provide protection against different, but related strains.

The overall health impact e. Adamantane resistance among influenza A H1N1 viruses has been detected at a lower level. A less than ideal match may result in reduced vaccine effectiveness against the variant viruses, but it can still provide enough protection to prevent or lessen illness severity and prevent flu-related complications. Severe illness and complications are more common in certain ifluenzs2007 groups, which include those with chronic medical conditions e.