Studying the past to track the H1N1 path of tomorrow

“The ages in the mortality pattern were similar to that of the 1918 H1N1 Spanish flu pandemic”-- One of the key findings of the latest research into the current increase in H1N1 reports.

Researchers looking to find traits and indicators for this fall’s anticipated H1N1 outbreak have found some disturbing details of Canada’s most recent bout with the virus earlier this year, among the reported 168 Canadian cases studied for the report, the majority of the victims who died or were sent to hospital earlier this year with H1N1 virus were young adults, female and aboriginal…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 7372191473 )-