Viral Pneumonia

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Hackensack hospital doctor on the front lines of war against H1N1  -  23 Nov 2009
NorthJersey.com...symptoms in many cases, yet in others, plowing through the body's usual mucous defenses to take down the unlucky few with lung-crushing viral pneumonia. ...

H1N1 "super flu" plague in Ukraine *** & *** Suspected Hemorrhagic Pneumonia ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Gather.com..."Western Ukraine was hit by a severe epidemic of unidentified influenza, tentatively diagnosed by doctors as viral pneumonia. The number of dead has climbed ...

When to take a sick child to the ER  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesIn California, the most common causes of deaths associated with H1N1 flu have been viral pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome, state health ...

GLENN'S STRATEGIES FOR WELL-BEING: Understanding Pneumonia  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Eurweb.comInfluenza can cause viral pneumonia, but it can also weaken the system enough to allow opportunistic bacteria to surge, resulting in separate, ...

Why has this treatment for H1N1 collected dust?  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Toronto SunIn February 1948 Klenner reported in the journal, ‚ÄúSouthern Medicine and Surgery‚Ä?, 42 cases of viral pneumonia treated by vitamin C. Other doctors were ...

H1N1's true toll not shown by death tally, picture may take months to come clear  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
The Canadian PressWe see it sometimes with this strain of flu; some victims develop an aggressive and ultimately fatal viral pneumonia. But generally that number is small. ...

Suspected Hemorrhagic Pneumonia Outbreak Hits Ukraine  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
The Baltimore Chronicle..."Western Ukraine was hit by a severe epidemic of unidentified influenza, tentatively diagnosed by doctors as viral pneumonia. The number of dead has climbed ...

Ohio Sheriff's Capt. Dies, H1N1 Suspected  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Officer.com..."It's my understanding the viral pneumonia was because of the H1N1 in his system," Simpson said. Thornsberry is survived by his wife, Michelle, ...

Pneumonia kills more children than any other disease  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Thaindian.comHowever, the symptoms of viral pneumonia may be more numerous than the symptoms of bacterial pneumonia. When pneumonia becomes severe, children may ...

Your swine flu questions answered  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
NorthJersey.comThe swine flu virus can go right to the lungs and cause viral pneumonia, whereas the seasonal flu takes time to plow through the throat and upper ...

Parents of teen with H1N1 told 'she wouldn't survive'  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
USA TodayTiffany started with viral pneumonia and then developed a secondary infection in her lungs. Her kidneys stopped working, and she was on a ventilator to help ...

Rhabdomyolysis Associated With 2009 Influenza A(H1N1)  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)1 Although the incidence of rhabdomyolysis associated with viral pneumonia is not clearly defined, a case series of 63 patients with influenza pneumonia ...

WHO: H1N1 Kills 1 Of 10 Hospitalized, 18-20% Of Those 50 Years And Up  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Basil & SpiceAccording to WHO, Primary viral pneumonia is the most common finding in severe cases and a frequent cause of death. Secondary bacterial infections have been ...

Most of us will be infected with H1N1, official says  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Dubuque Telegraph HeraldA viral pneumonia usually develops during the course of the flu or immediately after. A bacterial pneumonia can develop days after the flu passes as a ...

Swine Flu Deception and Disinformation Exposed  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Natural News.com (registration)The symptoms resembled a horrible sudden viral pneumonia that causes victims to drown in their own fluids from heavy internal bleeding. ...

When H1N1 Is Fatal, Mexican Study--41% Of The Critical Died  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Basil & SpiceIn one final study, in California, 11% of patients who became critically ill with H1N1 died - the most common cause of death was "viral pneumonia and acute ...

Largest monument to the onion-world record set by Pericei  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
World Records AcademyThe city that was the first to suffer from viral pneumonia had problems with protection masks, anti-virus preparations and disinfectors. ...

Families shocked by how fast flu can hit  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Chicago TribuneWe wonder at it all, at all the medical explanations about viral pneumonia, and H1N1 and the effect on the body." The pastor paused. ...

Calgary mother hit hard by 'evil flu' returns home  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Calgary Herald..."(It can cause)a viral pneumonia in both lungs that's very severe and can get incredibly bad if it's not treated early," said Kumar. ...

Unidentified flue outbreak in Western Ukraine  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ZIKWestern Ukraine was hit by a severe epidemic of unidentified influenza, tentatively diagnosed by doctors as viral pneumonia. The number of dead has climbed ...

Ronald McDonald House Benefits Many  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WSAZ-TV...“When we get here and they tell us she has H1N1 and she also has bacterial and viral pneumonia and they kept saying, 'She's really, really sick,' " Amanda ...

Doctors say swine flu can lead to pneumonia  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
WCNC (subscription)Also, there are two types of pneumonia -- viral pneumonia, which can be a complication to the swine flu, and bacterial pneumonia, which can prey on anyone ...

Galveston swine flu victim identified  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
KHOURenacia Scott, 31, died four days later as a result of the H1N1 virus, as well as of a secondary infection of viral pneumonia, the Galveston County medical ...

Warning on swine flu death numbers  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
The Press AssociationThe most common causes of death were viral pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome. The scientists wrote: "In contrast with the common perception ...

Officials say H1N1 linked to adult's death  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
NewsdayCounty health officials say they're also seeing an increase in the number of cases of viral pneumonia, likely resulting from the H1N1 virus. ...

Moment of truth has come?  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
The Day Weekly DigestTo say that situation with the spread of viral infections and the increasing number of viral pneumonia victims in western (so far) ...

Why nasty flu may take deadly turn  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Edmonton JournalPeople who end up in intensive care units with H1N1 often develop a rare type of viral pneumonia, she says. Bacterial pneumonia is more common, ...

A closer look at how the virus works  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Globe and MailAlthough different from viral pneumonia, one of the rare and serious complications appearing in a small number of people with H1N1, bacterial pneumonia is ...

Should You Treat A Swine Flu Fever?  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
NPRAspirin toxicity, she says, can cause leakage of fluid into the lungs and account for some of the deaths attributed to viral pneumonia. ...

WHO Urges Doctors To Use Antiviral Drugs Sooner  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe deterioration is characterized by primary viral pneumonia, which destroys the lung tissue and does not respond to antibiotics. ...

Lung-Bypass Demand Rises as Severe UK Swine Flu Cases Climb  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Bloomberg...‚ÄúThis H1N1 is quite a specific disease in that it seems to cause much worse primary viral pneumonia than most of the viral pneumonias that I have treated,‚Ä? ...

Researchers draw connection between young people and H1N1  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
News1130Those who become desperately ill could be a victim of a particular trait of H1N1 and how it can stick to deep lung tissue and cause viral pneumonia. ...

Ukraine 'on verge' of state of emergency as flu virus spreads  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Warsaw Business JournalAs a result of viral pneumonia and related problems, 53 people have already died in Western regions of the country. The number of affected is presently ...

Flu kills 2 students and 1 child  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Global TimesTests showed that Guo died of A(H1N1), viral pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome, the department said. He went to a school in Fuyun county, ...

2 Sask. deaths linked to swine flu  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
CBC.ca...it pushes those with underlying diseases but also has that effect on young people and they get what's called a primary viral pneumonia," McKinnon said. ...

WHO swine flu triage getting more serious  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
SmartPlanet.comThe reason for the change is that this flu is more likely to cause deadly viral pneumonia, even in young, healthy people, than seasonal flu.

Swine Flu Vaccinations: 'We're in a Race Against Time'  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Loudoun Independent...‚ÄúBut if you are short of breath, you may also have viral pneumonia.‚Ä? According to Dr. Edwin Lewin of Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, other children ...

Why H1N1 isn't just the seasonal flu  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Calgary HeraldWhen it does, it creates a very bad viral pneumonia, one of the worst we've ever seen. ... This is the sickest bunch of people I've seen, as a group. ...

One Flu Over the Ukraine's Nest  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
The People's Voice (blog)They are calling it both a viral pneumonia and bacteriological hemorrhagic fever. The symptoms mimic those of Swine Flu, though on steroids. ...

Panic eases even as flu deaths rise  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Kyiv PostSeven of those patients have already been released while one died from viral pneumonia/ “The flu now is not as bad as in previous years and H1N1 is not ...

Volunteer fire chief battles deadly H1N1  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Great Falls TribuneThat led to viral pneumonia, which caused organs such as his kidneys to begin shutting down. "At that point, he was literally hanging on by a thread," said ...

BioCryst's peramivir: $1B yearly profit  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
StockhouseViral pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome led the causes for the deaths. Each five-day regimen contains a total of 3000 milligrams of the drug ...

As H1N1 spreads, focus on children  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Charleston Post CourierAn X-ray confirmed viral pneumonia and they put him on antibiotics. 'Parents are going to vaccinate if they want to,' Amanda Blue said. ...

Belarusian bloggers: Ministry of Health hides fatal cases of swine flu 91  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Charter 97All of them had an important symptom ‚Äď viral pneumonia as a complication after influenza. 7 patients in hospital #7 and 4 in hospital #6 use artificial ...

UPI NewsTrack Health and Science News  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
United Press International...onset of symptoms to death was 12 days." The most common causes of death were viral pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome, the researchers say.

Casualty's Simon MacCorkindale reveals he's got incurable cancer  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Daily MailHe complained of chest pains that turned out to be viral pneumonia. He spent three days in hospital and, looking back, sees it as a wake-up call. ...

WHO warns of swine flu storm gathering  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Trinidad NewsGebre said the ‚Äúprogression of the viral pneumonia is rapid and support with ventilators alone is not sufficient.‚Ä? He added that most patients infected with ...

Ax me no questions  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Reno News & Review...into the pivotal lead role just one week prior to the show's opening after the original lead actress, Terri Gray, was hospitalized with viral pneumonia. ...

Panic in Ukraine, Authorities deny aircraft are spraying aerosols over cities ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Prison Planet.comEarlier, health authorities in western Ukraine reported a ‚Äúsevere outbreak of UNIDENTIFIED Influenza, suspected by doctors to be a form of viral pneumonia‚Ä?. ...

Swine flu kills Galveston resident  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
KHOURenacia Scott, 31, died Oct. 20 as a result of the H1N1 virus, as well as of a secondary infection of viral pneumonia, the Galveston County medical examiner ...



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