Your Health: Influenza Vaccination Recommendations
In this Your Health segment, Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, director, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses why flu vaccination can reduce influenza-related illness, doctors’ visits and missed work and school, [More]
Beyond the quick swab: Improving rapid influenza testing
Clinicians need the right tools to make the right decisions for patients, according to Daniel Jernigan, M.D., M.P.H., deputy director, Influenza Division, NCIRD, CDC. That’s why the CDC and The Joint Commission have partnered to [More]
Infectious Diseases A-Z: Avian influenza (bird flu)
North American outbreaks of avian influenza A(H7N9) – often referred to as “bird flu” – have public health officials paying close attention. The Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) says the risk to the public’s [More]
Influenza outbreak: one hospital ward’s story
Staff from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust created this video to explain the impact that an outbreak of influenza on one ward had on staff and patients. Raises awareness of the need for flu vaccination [More]
Influenza vaccination season begins in Saskatoon Health Reg
Saskatoon health region has begun vaccinating residents against influenza for the 2013–2014 year. Clinics are open throughout the region right now. A mass immunization clinic opens at Saskatoon Prairieland Park on Wednesday, October 22 through [More]
Influenza The Film
Mike and Bri have been together for a while. Recently Bri has gotten into the habit of texting and seeing other dudes. Mike is fed up and, his best friend Davis thinks that a party [More]
Influenza, 1918 – Michelle Spencer
In 1918 the influenza pandemic swept across the United States and killed an estimated 50 million people globally. Discover how World War I shaped the spread of the disease and the U.S. government response to [More]
Difference Between Influenza A and B
Unlike type A flu viruses, type B flu is found only in humans. Type B flu may cause a less severe reaction than type A flu virus, but occasionally, type B flu can still be [More]
Influenza – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
What is influenza? Influenza’s one of the most common infectious diseases, and is caused the influenza virus. Find our complete video library only on Osmosis Prime: Hundreds of thousands of current & future clinicians [More]