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H1N1

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H1N1

  1. 1. H1N1 Virus Jake Linklater Edu 290
  2. 2. What is H1N1 Virus? <ul><li>New influenza virus </li></ul><ul><li>First detected </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>April 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Signaled Pandemic </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>June 11, 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Also called “Swine Flu” </li></ul>
  3. 3. H1N1 <ul><li>Importance </li></ul><ul><li>Contagious </li></ul><ul><li>Causes serious illness. </li></ul><ul><li>Deadly </li></ul><ul><li>Takes away from everyday activities </li></ul><ul><li>Puts forth serious discomfort </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Cough </li></ul><ul><li>Sore Throat </li></ul><ul><li>Runny or stuffy nose </li></ul><ul><li>Body aches </li></ul><ul><li>Headache </li></ul><ul><li>Chills </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>Occasional diarrhea and vomiting </li></ul>
  4. 4. H1N1 Defined <ul><li>What Is Swine Flu??? </li></ul>
  5. 5. H1N1 <ul><li>Preventions </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins </li></ul><ul><li>Wash Hands </li></ul><ul><li>Clean Surfaces Daily </li></ul><ul><li>Eat Healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Properly in Weather </li></ul>
  6. 6. H1N1 <ul><li>Percent of Hospitalizations by Age Group </li></ul><ul><li>0-4 – 19% </li></ul><ul><li>5-18 - 26% </li></ul><ul><li>19-24 – 9% </li></ul><ul><li>25-49 – 24% </li></ul><ul><li>50-64 - 15% </li></ul><ul><li>65+ - 7% </li></ul><ul><li>Percent of Deaths by Age Group </li></ul><ul><li>0-4 – 3% </li></ul><ul><li>5-18 - 14% </li></ul><ul><li>19-24 – 7% </li></ul><ul><li>25-49 – 32% </li></ul><ul><li>50-64 - 32% </li></ul><ul><li>65+ - 12% </li></ul>
  7. 7. H1N1 <ul><li>School Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance Drop </li></ul><ul><li>Closings </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Loss </li></ul><ul><li>District loses money </li></ul><ul><li>Parental fear of sending kid to school </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Students fall behind </li></ul><ul><li>More substitute teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Group projects limited </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Behind in curriculum, extending school year </li></ul>
  8. 8. H1N1 Educational Impact <ul><li>With the uprising of H1N1 students will become impacted by it on a daily basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Creates an additional obstacle outside of everyday stresses in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Puts a fear in students/parents while in school </li></ul><ul><li>If sick can put a dent in their educational development </li></ul><ul><li>Develops an unneeded distraction from school work </li></ul>
  9. 9. H1N1 What is being done about it? <ul><li>Creating Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Brochures on health tips </li></ul><ul><li>Websites on what to do if sick </li></ul><ul><li>Articles on how to stop spread </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention steps from local health groups sent out </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy living tips becoming more prevalent </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>H1N1 </li></ul>
  11. 11. CITATIONS <ul><li>Fischer, Karen. &quot;Swine-Flu Scare Offers Lessons for Study-Abroad Programs.&quot; The Chronicle of Higher Education (2009). Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Robelen, Erik W. &quot;Swine Flu Disruption Has School Officials Looking for Lessons.&quot; Education Week (2009). Print. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Swine flu 2009.&quot; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ed. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Web. 22 Oct. 2009. <http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/general_info.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>All pictures from Clip Art </li></ul>

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