Influenza A virus subtype H1N1

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on November 22, 2020

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 5:00pm

This is why it is important for everyone to continue with individual precautions to protect ourselves, our families and our communities.

Key Points: 
  • This is why it is important for everyone to continue with individual precautions to protect ourselves, our families and our communities.
  • Both community transmission and outbreaks are contributing to COVID-19 spread in Canada, including spread to high risk populations and settings.
  • Canada needs a collective effort, from individuals and public health authorities, to support and sustain the response through to the end of the pandemic, while balancing the health, social and economic consequences.
  • What comes next for us this Fall and Winter is for every one of us to determine, through our decisions and actions.

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on November 21, 2020

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 5:00pm

This is why it is important for everyone to continue with individual precautions to protect ourselves, our families and our communities.

Key Points: 
  • This is why it is important for everyone to continue with individual precautions to protect ourselves, our families and our communities.
  • Both community transmission and outbreaks are contributing to COVID-19 spread in Canada, including spread to high risk populations and settings.
  • Canada needs a collective effort, from individuals and public health authorities, to support and sustain the response through to the end of the pandemic, while balancing the health, social and economic consequences.
  • What comes next for us this Fall and Winter is for every one of us to determine, through our decisions and actions.

XpresCheck™ Named State of Hawaii Trusted Testing Partner

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XpresSpa Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: XSPA) (XpresSpa or the Company), a health and wellness company, today announced that XpresCheck has been named a State of Hawaii Trusted Testing Partner.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XpresSpa Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: XSPA) (XpresSpa or the Company), a health and wellness company, today announced that XpresCheck has been named a State of Hawaii Trusted Testing Partner.
  • The State of Hawaii accepts test results only from Trusted Testing and Travel Partners and tests must be taken no more than 72 hours before flight departure time.
  • Doug Satzman, XpresSpa Group CEO, stated, We are pleased to have been named a Trusted Testing Partner by the State of Hawaii as part of their efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
  • Through its XpresTest, Inc. subsidiary, the Company also provides COVID-19 screening and testing, rapid testing services for other communicable diseases that include influenza, mononucleosis and group A streptococcus, and flu vaccination services under its XpresCheck brand.

AmeriHealth Caritas: Flu Shot is More Important Than Ever

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 8:39pm

Doctors offices and other providers of flu shots are taking steps to protect you and their staff from COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • Doctors offices and other providers of flu shots are taking steps to protect you and their staff from COVID-19.
  • Getting a flu shot is a safe and effective way to protect you and your family this flu season.
  • You can get a flu shot from:
    AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nations leaders in health care solutions for those most in need.
  • Associated Press, 25 Jun 2020. https://www.jems.com/2020/06/25/flu-vaccine-did-a-disappointing-job-last...
    4 Studies Show Flu Vaccine Reduces Risk of Hospitalization in Children and Death in Adults: National Flu Surveillance Research.

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on November 12, 2020

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 5:00pm

Due to the observance of Remembrance Day yesterday, daily national numbers have not been updated in today's statement as these numbers are still being collected and analysed.

Key Points: 
  • Due to the observance of Remembrance Day yesterday, daily national numbers have not been updated in today's statement as these numbers are still being collected and analysed.
  • This is why it is so important for people of all ages to maintain public health practices that keep respiratory infection rates low.
  • Canada needs a collective effort to support and sustain the public health response through to the end of the pandemic, while balancing the health, social and economic consequences.
  • What comes next for us this Fall and Winter is for everyone of us to determine, through our decisions and actions.

Beacon Christian Community Health Center's Outdoor Flu Vaccination Event Provides Free Immunity Health Services to Staten Island Residents

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 7:01pm

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Beacon Christian Community Center has been listed as one of the recommended flu vaccination pop-up sites across the city by the NYC Department of Health.

Key Points: 
  • STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Beacon Christian Community Center has been listed as one of the recommended flu vaccination pop-up sites across the city by the NYC Department of Health.
  • The health of our immune system this flu season is imperative, especially as the months get colder and winter approaches," said Dr. David Kim, CEO, Beacon Christian Community Health Center.
  • You can also visit the NYC Department of Health for more information on free vaccination sites across the city.
  • Beacon Christian Community Health Centeris a faith-based community health center that shares the love of Jesus by providing quality, affordable health and wellness care to Mariners Harbor and Staten Island residents.

Meet °Fluent: The Cold & Flu Treatment Company Empowering Consumers to Stay Well, Get Prepared and Seek Relief, Without Ever Leaving Home

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 5:22pm

If medical attention is required, Fluent will connect you to a licensed physician in minutes via its telehealth services.

Key Points: 
  • If medical attention is required, Fluent will connect you to a licensed physician in minutes via its telehealth services.
  • "We've long been frustrated by the lack of ease and efficiency when dealing with the cold and flu.
  • And the global pandemic only amplified consumers' anxiety and worry when it comes to personal health," said Fluent CEO Matt Wanderer.
  • Fluent is a patient-first healthcare company modernizing treatment options to take the power out of cold and flu and help people stay healthy.

Avellino Introduces New Multiplex Respiratory Panel

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 11:00am

This is another great achievement for Avellino that will benefit the healthcare community and the public in general.

Key Points: 
  • This is another great achievement for Avellino that will benefit the healthcare community and the public in general.
  • This next panel will detect such highly communicable viruses such as H1N1, H2N3 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
  • Avellino is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with operations in Korea, Japan, China, and the UK.
  • To learn more about Avellino, please visit www.avellino.com
    * Since inception of tracking by California Department of Public Health.

DoStuff Media Assembles Team of Flu Fighters for the Chicago Department of Public Health

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

Wondering whether it's more important than ever to get your flu vaccine this fall?

Key Points: 
  • Wondering whether it's more important than ever to get your flu vaccine this fall?
  • Do312 is assembling a team of #ChicagoFluFighters for the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) this season.
  • Do312 is part of DoStuff Media's national network of locally-owned media brands focused on helping our culture-forward audience find awesome events.
  • Event listings are readily available on our website so you can easily find the best concerts, festivals, and cultural events in Chicago.

Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP Files Lawsuit Against Carnival Corporation & plc and Princess Cruise Lines on Behalf of Couple for Allegedly Covering Up a Coronavirus Outbreak by Calling It “Influenza”

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

As alleged in the complaint, from March 5 to 19, 2020, the Nahms planned to join 62 friends for their annual reunion on the Coral Princess.

Key Points: 
  • As alleged in the complaint, from March 5 to 19, 2020, the Nahms planned to join 62 friends for their annual reunion on the Coral Princess.
  • Meanwhile, passengers were falling ill but defendants insisted it was only an influenza outbreak.
  • After the Nahms became ill they were told it was the flu, but by April 1 it was clear, they had COVID-19.
  • Mr. Nahm was also hospitalized and did not arrive home until 72 days after they departed on their voyage.