Items Tagged ‘H1N1’

November 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    November 15, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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January 30, 2013

H1N1 Flu Vaccines Safe During Pregnancy

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

  The Norwegian study — supported by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the U.S. National Institutes of Health — involved a slightly different H1N1 vaccine from that used in the USA, says Gregory Poland, a professor and vaccine researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Norwegians added an adjuvant to their vaccine, which […]

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Tags: adjuvant, Dr. Gregory Poland, H1N1, immune response, New Parent Magazine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, U.S. National Institutes of Health, vaccine


January 11, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    January 11, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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March 22, 2010

H1N1 fears worse than virus, expert says

By Mystery User

In the year since the first human case of H1N1 influenza was diagnosed in Mexico, public health efforts worldwide focusing on a vaccination campaign have increasingly come under question…   H1N1 was serious, said Dr. Greg Poland of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “I think it’s the function of government to sound the alarm,” […]

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Poland, H1N1


February 15, 2010

H1N1 squelches seasonal flu in Minn.

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

In almost all ways it was a pretty typical January. There were sales, the usual thaw and the Vikings lost. But there was something missing — the flu. On Wednesday the Minnesota Department of Health reported that for the fourth week in a row there were no deaths from H1N1, and no hospitalizations for the […]

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Tags: Dr. Greg Poland, H1N1


January 28, 2010

WHO Calls H1N1 Response Imperfect

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

The World Health Organization says its response to the H1N1 pandemic could have been better, but was not unduly swayed by drug manufacturers…   In North America, many experts defended the response to the outbreak, which WHO last April declared a phase six pandemic — the highest level. The phases reflect that an infectious agent […]

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January 19, 2010

Crosby, Minn. Dad Disabled By H1N1 Complications

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Thomas Johnston needs help breathing and his brain doesn’t respond much, but every so often he squeezes his children’s hands. It’s much better than he was just a few weeks ago, when doctors told his wife he might not make it…   Just a few days before Christmas, Tom Johnston was transferred to St. Mary’s […]

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Tags: brain injury, H1N1


January 15, 2010

Health officials, experts reject ‘false pandemic’ charges

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Leading public health officials and experts have sharply rejected charges from some European officials that pharmaceutical companies used exaggerated claims about the H1N1 pandemic threat to scare governments into buying unnecessary stockpiles of vaccines… Dr Gregory Poland, MD, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group in Rochester, Minn., told CIDRAP News that though he […]

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Tags: H1N1, Pandemic


December 18, 2009

Family Mourns Father, Urges H1N1 Flu Vaccination

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

“We’ve got many wonderful pictures of the wedding day,” said Cheryl Milbrath, as she paged through a photo album. “Precious now, precious pictures.”   In October, Cheryl’s husband Mike got a fever and ended up in the hospital. “Like you could tell he was sick, but he’s like, ‘Oh, this is just precautionary, I’m going […]

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December 8, 2009

At death’s door with H1N1 for three weeks

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Her son, Brad, just had the flu…   after two nights in the hospital, he could hardly breathe. A lung specialist at United told him his lungs were worsening. On the X-ray they were solid white, filled with fluid…   he problem was the fluid in Brad’s lungs. He had a full-blown case of adult […]

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Tags: H1N1, swine flu


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