Accession Number:

ADA222684

Title:

Prevention of Influenza and Other Respiratory Diseases. Epidemiological Surveillance of Influenza and Other Respiratory Diseases in Military Personnel

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Oct 1988-1 Mar 1990,

Corporate Author:

COLORADO UNIV HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER DENVER

Report Date:

1990-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

The antibody response of recruits of the standard trivalent vaccine was excellent to all 3 components, ASichuan88, ATaiwan86, and BVictoria87. Between the 2nd of January and the end of February there were concurrent outbreaks of influenza AH1N1, and influenza B with peaks during the 3rd and 4th weeks of January. The attack rates of influenza AH1N1 for the whole base were 0.6, and influenza B was 0.3. The lowest attack rates were observed in Air Force Students who had been 100 vaccinated. The highest rate was seen in permanent party from the Army, Navy or Marine units 1.8. jes

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE