Acute myocardial infarction after laboratoryconfirmed. Mar 20, 2020 the current national influenza vaccination schedule in mexico does not recommend vaccination in the schoolaged population 511 years. Highly pathogenic avian influenza hpai is a highly infectious viral disease that affects a wide range of bird species. An outbreak of influenza in mexico that has killed 20 people, is suspected to have caused up to another 129 deaths, and is believed to have caused an additional 1,600 cases of severe respiratory illness across the country has raised concerns among the international health community that the virus. Data in asthma presented at the american thoracic society 2015 international. This issue of the ecdc communicable disease threats report cdtr covers the period 1117 january 2015, and includes updates on botulism, influenza, avian influenza, ebola virus, mers and polio. Six influenza ah3n2 variant h3n2v virus infections were reported in 20152016, and they are listed as follows. New mexico influenza surveillance update 2014 2015 influenza season epidemiology and response division, new mexico department of health nmdoh influenza activity in new mexico for week ending january 31, 2015 mmwr week 4 influenza in the state was at widespread activity by several indicators1.
Avian influenza is a global threat to food animal production and distribution systems, as well as human health. More information about pneumonia and influenzaassociated mortality is available in the 20152016 influenza season morbidity and mortality weekly report mmwr. In 2015, america and canada reported novel reassortant h5n1 outbreaks with eurasian and north american origin in poultry. The new jersey patient reported during the week ending january 2, 2016 reported no direct contact with swine during the week before symptom onset, but had visited a farm where swine were present. Why are public health officials concerned about the current influenza outbreak in mexico. Communicable disease threats report, 16 january 2015 en pdf 4. May 10, 2018 this observational retrospective analysis was conducted to assess the burden of influenza in mexico, the analysis involved describing the seasonal activity patterns of influenza a and b viruses, using the dge dataset of ili and sari records collected between january 2010 and december 20. Then, in early may, influenza activity began to decline, likely due to the shutdown of most public places in response to the outbreak. Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2015 southern hemisphere influenza season. However, sustained, comprehensive, and coordinated global efforts to monitor the continually changing genetic diversity of avian influenza viruses circulating in nature are lacking 1,2. In years in which h3n2 is the predominant strain, there are more hospitalizations. Influenza outbreak in mexico center for strategic and. May 11, 2009 bioterrorismo influenzaenmexico curacion gobiernomundial villasana. Casos por infeccion respiratoria aguda ira y neumoniabronconeumonia, 2018 y 2019.
H5n1 occurred in france in 2015, but that virus was not related to the h5n1 viruses circulating in other parts of the world and appears to have evolved from a low pathogenic avian influenza virus circulating in europe. Influenza a virus subtype h3n2 ah3n2 is a subtype of viruses that causes influenza flu. Pdf the economic impact of h1n1 on mexicos tourist and. We explored the clinical effects and economic benefits of expanding the current national influenza vaccination. Avian influenza ai is classified according to disease severity, with. September each year to recommend viruses for inclusion in influenza vaccines2 for use in the.
Clinical signs of the disease depend on the strain and subtype of virus and the species of bird infected. The former national commissioner for influenza in mexico during the 2009 flu pandemic, alejandro macias, said the problem is compounded by the fact that mexico lacks sufficient intensive care unit beds, medical care workers and ventilators. Myocardial infarction after influenza infection patients who had a positive laboratory test for influenza were six times as likely to be hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction during the 7 da. The economic impact of h1n1 on mexico s tourist and pork sectors article pdf available in health economics 227. However, h1n1 remains present in mexico, and as of december, was classified by who as widespread. This primer discusses the biological features of influenza viruses, their effects. Pdf in 1992, a new type of influenza virus appeared in southeast asia. Outbreaks of influenza or increases in ili cases and recent laboratoryconfirmed influenza in at least half the regions of the state with recent laboratory evidence of influenza in the state.
Influenza update 16 march 2020 1 influenza update n 363 16 march 2020, based on data up to 01 march 2020 information in this report is categorized by influenza transmission zones, which are geographical groups of countries, areas. Currently, there are limited data from middleincome countries analysing the costeffectiveness of influenza vaccination in this population. In birds, humans, and pigs, the virus has mutated into many strains. Department of health and human services centers for disease control and prevention. Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use. The burden of influenza a and b in mexico from the year 2010.
In india in 2015, 10,000 cases of swine influenza were reported with 774 deaths. In 2015, incidence of swine influenza increased substantially to reach a 5year high. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. The world health organization who convenes technical 1. Jun 28, 2018 influenza is an infectious respiratory disease that, in humans, is caused by influenza a and influenza b viruses. Influenzalike illness ili is defined as patients presenting with fever of 100. On 18 march, 25 more cases were confirmed raising the total to 118 cases and 314 suspected cases.922 742 78 1271 726 972 1202 379 78 1145 1103 1419 87 717 1116 1383 948 1259 383 1337 974 260 395 1462 749 837 140 152 15 272 1358 843 1204 986 927 468 1290 315 1016 925 871 288 1172