CP Links: H1N1 influenza A Web resources

November 1, 2009

A collection of links for the most current, comprehensive information on H1N1.

All of the media attention surroung the H1N1 influenza A virus has struck fear in many people, especially parents. Information is power: From the New England Journal of Medicine to Sesame Street, we've pulled the most current, comprehensive information on H1N1 for you, your patients, and their parents.

AAP's H1N1 page:
From the American Academy of Pediatrics.
http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/swineflu.htm

AMA's flu page:
From the American Medical Association.
http://amafluhelp.org/

Can you get swine flu from pork?
Questions and answers from the United States Department of Agriculture.
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/_s.7_0_A/7_0_1OB?contentidonly=true&contentid=2009/04/0131.xml

CDC's H1N1 page:
Updated daily by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/

Elmo vs H1N1:
The cast of Sesame Street shares tips on how to avoid H1N1.
http://contemporarypediatrics.modernmedicine.com/contpeds/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=623762

Google Flu Trends:
See how your region is being affected by the flu, tracked in real time.
http://www.google.org/flutrends/us/

PHAC's H1N1 flu page:
From the Public Health Agency of Canada.
http://www.fightflu.ca/

Medline's H1N1 page:
From the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/h1n1fluswineflu.html

NEJM's H1N1 site:
From the New England Journal of Medicine.
http://h1n1.nejm.org/

NIAID'S H1N1 page:
From the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, one of the National Institutes of Health.
http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/topics/flu/default.htm