Seasonal influenza prevention and control in Taiwan—Strategies revisited

Influenza Control Group, Infectious Disease Control Advisory Committee

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摘要

Influenza remains a serious public health threat in Taiwan. During 2017–18, Taiwan experienced two seasonal influenza epidemics caused by A/H3N2 and B, respectively. In addition to national influenza vaccination campaign, Taiwan Centers for Diseases Control and Infectious Disease Control Advisory Committee has multi-faceted strategies for seasonal influenza prevention and control to mitigate the risk of disease transmission among vulnerable groups and decrease influenza-related morbidity and mortality. In this article, we reviewed the key elements of the prevention and control strategies—enhanced influenza surveillance, antiviral drugs stockpile and management, critical care and medical resources reallocation, public risk communication and infection control measures. Given the complexity and challenging nature of controlling seasonal influenza epidemics, collaboration between health professionals is crucial to optimize the health of Taiwanese people.
原文英語
期刊Journal of the Formosan Medical Association
DOIs
出版狀態接受/付印 - 一月 1 2019

指紋

Human Influenza
Taiwan
Immunization Programs
Health
Advisory Committees
Critical Care
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Infection Control
Antiviral Agents
Communicable Diseases
Public Health
Morbidity
Mortality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Influenza Control Group, & Infectious Disease Control Advisory Committee (認可的出版社/出版中). Seasonal influenza prevention and control in Taiwan—Strategies revisited. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2018.12.022

Seasonal influenza prevention and control in Taiwan—Strategies revisited. / Influenza Control Group; Infectious Disease Control Advisory Committee.

於: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 01.01.2019.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Influenza Control Group ; Infectious Disease Control Advisory Committee. / Seasonal influenza prevention and control in Taiwan—Strategies revisited. 於: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 2019.
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