Stockpiles in hospitals, for example, would facilitate rapid treatment of ill patients in a pandemic but might also allow the periodic use of some material for the treatment of interpandemic
seasonal influenza to avoid wastage due to an expiring stockpile (36).
Clinical and laboratory features distinguishing pandemic H1N1 influenza-related pneumonia from interpandemic
community-acquired pneumonia in adults.
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The longest interpandemic
in history is forty-two years," explains one report.
influenza in the Houston area, 1974-76.
Antibiotic and antiviral use during an influenza pandemic can far exceed that of interpandemic
use--particularly in the case of antivirals, which are infrequently used in the United Kingdom for seasonal influenza (Kramarz et al.
The deal covers year-round availability of sufficient eggs and other essential supplies to support production of interpandemic
or pandemic influenza vaccine at the company's full production capacity.
The ECDC says the pandemic H1N1 flu did not completely halt other flu viruses but was the predominant strain, so its decline could open the way for a new mix of interpandemic
or seasonal flu viruses.
Burden of interpandemic
influenza in children younger than 5 years: A 25-year prospective study.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also highlights the importance of seasonal influenza and pneumococcal vaccination during the interpandemic
period, both of which are indicated for people with kidney disease (United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2005).
Drug development experience with influenza antiviral drug products in the interpandemic
period is, therefore, important to assessing drugs that may be suitable for stockpiling," the agency concludes.
The control of future pandemic and interpandemic
influenza will necessarily rely on each individual state's plan to vaccinate persons and detect and contain this disease," the investigators wrote (Emerg.