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Virulence attenuation during an influenza A/H5N1 pandemic.

Abstract:

More than 15 years after the first human cases of influenza A/H5N1 in Hong Kong, the world remains at risk for an H5N1 pandemic. Preparedness activities have focused on antiviral stockpiling and distribution, development of a human H5N1 vaccine, operationalizing screening and social distancing policies, and other non-pharmaceutical interventions. The planning of these interventions has been done in an attempt to lessen the cumulative mortality resulting from a hypothetical H5N1 pandemic. In t...

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Publisher copy:
10.1098/rstb.2012.0207

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Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
368
Issue:
1614
Pages:
20120207-20120207
Publication date:
2013-03-19
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EISSN:
1471-2970
URN:
uuid:5b226be0-21c0-4c49-961a-7dc5466653c6
Source identifiers:
417392
Local pid:
pubs:417392
Language:
English

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