‘Our data suggest that severe disease and mortality in the current outbreak in relatively healthy adolescents and adults between the ages of 10 and 60 years, 2009 influenza reminiscent of the W-shaped curve[ rise and fall in the population mortality rate for the disease is concentrated, according to age] ‘during during the 1918 H1N1 Spanish pandemic, the authors write.. The researchers found that a total of 168 patients had confirmed or probable 2009 influenza A infection and became seriously ill during this time, and 24 died within the first 28 days from onset of the critical disease. Five other patients died within 90 days. The average age of of patients with confirmed or probable 2009 influenza A was 32 , were 113 women , and 50 were children .
in summary, we have demonstrated that 2009 influenza infection associated with critical illness, particularly among young patients with few major comorbidities and with severe hypoxic respiratory failure associated mechanical ventilation and mechanical ventilation and rescue therapies, the authors write. With such therapy, we found that most patients can be supported through their critical illness . Continue reading