Swine Flu - H1N1 Monitoring Center
August 10, 2010 - Who Director-General Dr.
announced that the H1N1 influenza virus has moved into the post-pandemic
However, localized outbreaks of various magnitudes are likely to continue.
though the 2009 pandemic scare is behind us, there are some valuable lessons
It was also a reminder of how important it is to prepare for a crisis of any
To think that widespread illness cannot happen, simply look at Haiti and the
health challenges they are having.
Tech Valley Continuity encourages all
organizations to check their business continuity plans to make sure you
Supply Chain Disruption
Who can Work From Home
Personal Use of Equipment
High Demand for Some Goods
Ability to Meet Service Level Agreements
Increased expenses: Overtime; Law
of Supply & Demand; New programs / training
Decrease in revenue: Prospect / Sales Rep Absenteeism
Remember, bad things can/will still happen - even if you're
Check your business continuity / disaster recovery plans.
Are you ready?
Need help setting up your Plans? Tech Valley
Continuity can help.
News of Current Infectious Diseases:
Center for Disease Control Weekly
Center for Disease
Control - Haw You Heard - Weekly News Reports
Disease Control - Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases
Organization Global Alert and Response - Disease Outbreak News
August 30, 2009, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control have modified the
statistics reported. "States and territories can now report to
CDC either laboratory confirmed of pneumonia and influenza syndromic
hospitalizations and deaths resulting from all types of subtypes of
influenza, not just those from 2009 H1N1 influenza virus." (CDC)
The result is that full impact of the H1N1 virus is not easily
discernable. The numbers as reported by the CDC will be shown below
and reflect both seasonal and H1N1 statistics.
U.S. Influenza and Pneumonia
As reported for periods beginning on August 30, 2009
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Current US Statistics Since August 30, 2009 as Reported by the Centers for
Through January 9, 2010
Laboratory Confirmed Influenza Related Hospitalizations: 38,445
Laboratory Confirmed Influenza Deaths: 1,779
The U.S. Centers for Disease
Control Provides Updates on Fridays
as of July 24, 2009 individual cases are no longer being recorded.
Instead the Centers for Disease Control is reporting hospitalizations and
|As reported by CDC
|Total reported prior to Aug 30, 2009
|Total Reported since Aug 30, 2009
|Total Reported in U.S.
U.S. Influenza-associated Pediatric Mortality from April
26, 2009 to January 9, 2010
As reported by the Centers for Disease Control
|Lab-Confirmed Influenza A Subtype
|This Week (Jan 3-9,2010)
|Since Aug 30, 2009
|Since April 26, 2009
Week The World Health Organization posts statistics that reflect the spread
the H1N1 virus. Initially the W.H.O. provided statistics for all reported
country, but as the pandemic became more widespread they do not report
This chart illustrates the number of deaths reported by the W.H.O.
For the most recent update and more information click
statistics as reported through Dec 27, 2009:
At least 12,220 confirmed deaths
WHO - Pandemic
One-stop access to U.S. Government
H1N1, avian and pandemic flu information.
Centers for Disease Control and
Archive of H1N1 News and Activities
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