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What is influenza A(H1N1)?

WHO
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/frequently_asked_questions/about_disease/en/index.html

Current Situation in Japan

Infectious Disease Surveillance Center
http://idsc.nih.go.jp/disease/swine_influenza_e/index.html

Japan Medical Association
http://www.med.or.jp/kansen/swine/(Japanese)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan
http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/health_c/influenza0905.html

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/influenza_a/index.html

Office of Prime Minister in Japan
http://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/kikikanri/flu/swineflu/ (Japanese)

The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases
http://www.kansensho.or.jp/index.html (Japanese)

The Most Recent Information of Bird and Pandemic Flu
http://nxc.jp/tarunai/index.php?action=pages_view_main&page_id=23 (Japanese)

Current Situation in the World

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) 2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/

Federal Planning and Response - FAQs
http://answers.flu.gov/categories/348

Flu Gov (U.S.)
http://www.pandemicflu.gov/

New Zealand Influenza Pandemic Action Plan 2006
http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/indexmh/nz-influenza-pandemic-action-plan-2006

Pandemic Influenza
http://www.flupandemic.gov.au/internet/panflu/publishing.nsf

Pandemic Influenza: Guidance for Primary Care Trusts and Primary Care Professionals on the Provision of Healthcare in a Community Setting in England
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_091993

The Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/cpip-pclcpi/

WHO Pandemic (H1N1) 2009
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/en/

WHO Pandemic Phase Descriptions and Main Actions by Phase
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/influenza/GIPA3AideMemoire.pdf

Newspaper Articles

News & Information on the H1N1 Virus in Japan (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/swine_flu.html

January 14, 2011 "Warning Issued for Swine Flu Outbreak" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20110114b1.html

November 30, 2010 "Flu Prevention Advice Nothing to Sneeze at" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20101130i1.html

April 24, 2010 "Learn from H1N1 Experience" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/ed20100424a2.html

January 9, 2010 "Exposure to Past Plagues Gave Swine Flu Immunity to Sixtysomethings: Study" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100109a6.html

December 15, 2009 "To Gargle or not to Gargle?" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fl20091215zg.html

December 7, 2009 "Japan's Swine Flu Deaths Reach 100 after Elderly Kyoto Man Dies" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091207a3.html

November 29, 2009 "Cute Kittens out to Kill you" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fd20091129pb.html

November 29, 2009 "Kids Forced to Take Adult Tamiflu" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091129a5.html

November 22, 2009 "H1N1 Vaccine Safe: Survey" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091122a3.html

November 17, 2009 "Firms Lay Contingency Plans for Major Swine Flu Outbreak" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nb20091117a5.html

November 10, 2009 "Flu Vaccines Scarce, Get Divvied up" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091110f1.html

November 7, 2009 "Flu Cases Reach Alert Level, Set to Top 6 Million" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091107a7.html

November 3, 2009 "Swine Flu Shots Enter Second Phase" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091103a5.html

October 31, 2009 "Week Sees 1 Million New Cases of H1N1" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091031a1.html

October 30, 2009 "Flu Closes Nearly 14,000 Schools" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091030b3.html

October 25, 2009 "H1N1 Vaccine Side Effects Reported" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091025a7.html

October 23, 2009 "Lowdown on H1N1 Vaccinations" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091023f1.html

October 23, 2009 "Boy, 3, Youngest to Die from H1N1" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091023a7.html

October 22, 2009 "First H1N1 Pig Infection Suspected" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091022a6.html

October 17, 2009 "Single Shot for H1N1 Sufficient, Panel Finds" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091017a2.html

October 2, 2009 "Swine Flu Vaccine on the Way, Hirano Says" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091002a6.html

September 30, 2009 "Growing Number of Early Teens Hit by H1N1" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090930a7.html

September 23, 2009 "Boy Dies of Swine Flu Infection" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090923a6.html

September 18, 2009 "Swine Flu Fears Prompt Health Cards" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090918f3.html

August 26, 2009 "All Hospitals may Get Swine Flu Subsidies (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090826a2.html

July 15, 2009 "Swine Flu Now in All 47 Prefectures" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090715b2.html

July 4, 2009 "Osaka Fails to Report Swine Flu Mutation" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090704a4.html

May 10, 2009 "Swine Flu Highlights Pig Industry's Fatal Flaw" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fe20090510rh.html

April 26, 2009 "Hot Arrivals from Mexico Face Swine Flu Scrutiny" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090426a1.html

Literature

TONOOKA Tatsuhito September 8, 2009 Novel Influenza Crisis (New Edition) iwV^CtGUENCVX@VŁxj, Iwanami Shoten, 77p. ISBN-10: 4000094661 ISBN-13: 978-4000094665 567yen [amazon]/[kinokuniya]
Novel Influenza Crisis
Theme-related Links

Advice on Use of Oseltamivir
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/guidelines/useofoseltamivir2006_03_17A.pdf

Pandemic Influenza Storybook
http://www.pandemicflu.gov/storybook/index.html



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