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Edited by Dr Steven Opal

This series of articles in Critical Care has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editor, with final decisions made by the Editor in Chief. The Series Editor and Editor in Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. Annual seasonal influenza epidemics of variable severity result in significant morbidity and mortality in the United States (U.S.) and worldwide. In temperate climate countries, including the U.S., influenza a...

    Authors: Eric J. Chow, Joshua D. Doyle and Timothy M. Uyeki
    Citation: Critical Care 2019 23:214

    The Letter to this article has been published in Critical Care 2020 24:72

  2. The ongoing pandemic of 2009 H1N1 swine-origin influenza A has heightened the world's attention to the reality of influenza pandemics and their unpredictable nature. Currently, the 2009 H1N1 influenza strain a...

    Authors: Richard H Beigi, Jeff Hodges, Marie Baldisseri and Dennis English
    Citation: Critical Care 2010 14:225
  3. Seasonal and pandemic influenza are frequently complicated by bacterial infections, causing additional hospitalization and mortality. Secondary bacterial respiratory infection can be subdivided into combined v...

    Authors: Koenraad F van der Sluijs, Tom van der Poll, René Lutter, Nicole P Juffermans and Marcus J Schultz
    Citation: Critical Care 2010 14:219
  4. Primary influenza pneumonia has a high mortality rate during pandemics, not only in immunocompromised individuals and patients with underlying comorbid conditions, but also in young healthy adults. Clinicians ...

    Authors: Jordi Rello and Aurora Pop-Vicas
    Citation: Critical Care 2009 13:235