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Burden of lower respiratory infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region between 1990 and 2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study

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Objectives We used data from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study (GBD) to calculate the burden of lower respiratory infections (LRIs) in the 22 countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) from 1990 to 2015. Methods We conducted a systematic analysis of mortality and morbidity data for LRI and its specific etiologic factors, including pneumococcus, Haemophilus influenzae type b, Respiratory syncytial virus, and influenza virus. We used modeling me... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00038-017-1007-0

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Global Burden of Disease 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region LRI Collaborators More by this author

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
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Springer International Publishing Publisher's website
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International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
S1
Pages:
97–108
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-06-23
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EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
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pubs:713069
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uri:02b2bcf8-bab4-4f9b-895d-fa9dcf71c8c9
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uuid:02b2bcf8-bab4-4f9b-895d-fa9dcf71c8c9
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pubs:713069

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