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Confirmed/Suspected Swine Flu Infection Control Guidelines

On April 20, 2009 the CDC published Interim Guidance on Infection Control and Antiviral Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Influenza A Virus Infection. The guidelines are written for public health and hospital personnel. There is no specific mention of EMT or Paramedic field contact with patients with suspected or known respiratory illness […]

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Important Swine Influenza Information

Today the CDC has been issuing new information and resources about new cases of a swine influenza that was first identified in two children in southern California on April 17. Additional cases have been since confirmed in California and Texas. The same virus has been isolated in patients in Mexico. This CDC MMWR Update advises […]