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Volume 12, Number 1—January 2006

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Influenza

Overview

J. K. Taubenberger and D. M. Morens
R. G. Webster et al.
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Highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza viruses continue to evolve and increase their geographic and host range.

History

E. D. Kilbourne
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Influenza A virus infection created confusion in distinguishing true pandemics, pseudopandemics, and epidemics.

J. C. Gaydos et al.
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Published literature and events surrounding the outbreak are reviewed.

D. J. Sencer and J. Millar
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The swine flu vaccination program has implications for the current pandemic preparedness.

W. R. Dowdle
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Conditions that lead to influenza pandemics are not fully understood.

R. Krause
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Knowledge of the 1976 swine flu episode can help shape public health response to future pandemic threats.

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Pathogenesis

A. García-Sastre
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The regulatory activities of the nonstructural protein 1 appear to affect the ability of influenza viruses to infect multiple animal species.

P. G. Thomas et al.
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Cell-mediated immune responses should be considered in vaccination protocols.

Prevention

A. S. Monto
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Controlling a pandemic with vaccine and antiviral drugs will require a coordinated international approach to determine how the least amount of virus can immunize the largest segment of a population.

P. Palese
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Better influenza vaccines are possible and necessary.

C. J. Luke and K. Subbarao
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A program to develop vaccines to prevent avian influenza pandemics is under way.Vaccines for Pandemic Influenza

A. S. Fauci
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New vaccine technologies and antiviral drugs are needed to prepare for the next influenza pandemic.

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Volume 12, Number 1—January 2006 - Continued

Research

V. J. Lee et al.
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Stockpiling drugs to prevent and treat influenza would be economically effective.

C. G. Grijalva et al.
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Two surveillance systems gave a better estimate of influenza hospitalizations in children <5 years of age than either system alone.

S. Cauchemez et al.
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A statistical method can be used for early monitoring of the effect of disease control measures.

A. Chow et al.
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Surveillance and annual vaccination are needed for at-risk populations in tropical countries.

Y. Hsieh and Y. Cheng
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The multistage Richards model provides insights into ongoing outbreaks that may be useful for real-time public health responses.

M. Kaye et al.
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Virus can replicate in several common cell lines, sometimes without cytopathic effect.

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Policy Review

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Closing international borders was usually ineffective in past pandemics and would be less effective today.

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Recommended interventions vary by transmission pattern, pandemic phase, and disease severity.

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Conference Summaries

Peer Reviewed Report Available Online Only
J. Chretien et al.

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H5N1 Outbreaks and Enzootic Influenza

p. 6

Influenza and the Origins of The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

p. 78

Ocular Vaccinia Infection in Laboratory Worker, Philadelphia, 2004

p. 134

Rickettsia felis infection, Tunisia

p. 139
 

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