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CT scans better than X-rays when detecting abnormalities in patients with H1N1 virus
Computed tomography (CT) scans are better than standard radiography (X-rays) in showing the extent of disease in patients with the H1N1 virus. View News Article (2009-10-21)

Studies in animals suggest 2009 H1N1 virus may have biological advantage over seasonal influenza
Preliminary findings in ferrets suggest that the novel 2009 H1N1 influenza virus may outcompete human seasonal influenza viruses, researchers say. View News Article (2009-09-01)

Study finds surgical masks provided effective protection of health-care workers against H1N1
The effectiveness of ordinary surgical masks as opposed to respirators in protecting health care workers against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus has been the subject of debate.  View News Article (2010-03-26)

Study finds inadequate mask use among health care workers early in 2009 H1N1 outbreak
Inadequate use of masks or respirators put health care workers at risk of 2009 H1N1 infection during the earliest stages of the 2009 pandemic in the U.S., according to a study published in the December issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America.  View News Article (2011-12-01)

Asthma a significant risk factor for complications in children with H1N1
A new study on pediatric H1N1 influenza admissions has found that asthma is a significant risk factor for severe disease in children with pandemic H1N1 compared with the seasonal flu. View News Article (2009-11-20)

CT scans show patients with severe cases of H1N1 are at risk for developing acute pulmonary emboli
Researchers utilizing computed tomography (CT) scans have found that patients with severe cases of the H1N1 virus are at risk for developing severe complications, including pulmonary emboli (PE). View News Article (2009-10-14)

2009 H1N1 vaccine protects against 1918 influenza virus
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have determined people who were vaccinated against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus may also be protected against the lethal 1918 Spanish influenza virus, which killed more than 50 million people worldwide. View News Article (2010-06-16)

Racing against the clock to distribute H1N1 flu vaccine
Drug companies are sprinting ahead in a race against the clock to deliver millions of doses of vaccine for the H1N1 influenza virus before cooler weather ushers in the 2009-2010 flu season. View News Article (2009-10-01)

H1N1 influenza hits older children
Children hospitalized with pandemic H1N1 influenza in 2009 were older and more likely to have underlying medical conditions than children hospitalized with seasonal influenza during prior flu seasons. View News Article (2010-05-04)

Extreme obesity associated with higher risk of death for 2009 H1N1 patients
For those infected with the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus, extreme obesity was a powerful risk factor for death, according to an analysis of a public health surveillance database. View News Article (2011-01-05)

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