Monthly Archives: August 2017

They are becoming better prepared to treat children with serious cases.

Both studies are available on The 1st H1N1 study concentrating on critically ill children found that children with persistent illness exclusively, especially respiratory illness, are more likely to develop H1N1 influenza that will require critical care and attention and that the virus is likely to change course since it attacks the lung area through the entire course of the condition. ‘The good news is that of our individuals survived, even though some required mechanical ventilators and heart medication,’ said senior author David G. Nichols, MD, professor of anesthesiology/crucial care medicine and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University College of Medicine. Compared to seasonal influenza, H1N1 influenza seems to have increased infection rates among children and young varies and adults in severity. Continue reading

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