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

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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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10.1016/S1473-3099(16)00153-5

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Seventh Framework Programme
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Horby, P
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602525
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Wellcome Trust
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Horby, P
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602525
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National Institute of General Medical Sciences
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U54 GM088558
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National Institutes of Health
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U19AI089674
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Ministry of Health of China
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201202006
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Elsevier
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Lancet Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
7
Pages:
e108-e118
Publication date:
2016-05-17
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1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
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English
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uuid:0a0dbfbc-1bc9-4435-8fcc-70fd4b3d9010
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624520
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2016-06-23

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