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Global epidemiology of avian influenza A H5N1 virus infection in humans, 1997–2015: a systematic review of individual case data

Abstract:
Background From November 2014 through April 2015, there were a total of 165 confirmed human cases of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus infection, including 48 deaths that were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO). This is the highest number of human cases ever reported globally over a similar period since the first human case of H5N1 was reported in Hong Kong in 1997. This study describes the epidemiology of human cases of H5N1 in 1997-2015. Methods We... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/S1473-3099(16)00153-5

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Horby, PW
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
7
Pages:
e108-e118
Publication date:
2016-05-17
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EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:0a0dbfbc-1bc9-4435-8fcc-70fd4b3d9010
Source identifiers:
624520
Local pid:
pubs:624520
Paper number:
7
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English
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