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Influenza in refugees on the Thailand-Myanmar border, May-October 2009.

Abstract:

We describe the epidemiology of influenza virus infections in refugees in a camp in rural Southeast Asia during May-October 2009, the first 6 months after identification of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Thailand. Influenza A viruses were detected in 20% of patients who had influenza-like illness and in 23% of those who had clinical pneumonia. Seasonal influenza A (H1N1) was the predominant virus circulating during weeks 26-33 (June 25-August 29) and was subsequently replaced by the pandemic strain....

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10.3201/eid1609.100220

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Emerging infectious diseases
Volume:
16
Issue:
9
Pages:
1366-1372
Publication date:
2010-09-05
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EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
URN:
uuid:c033a904-ce7b-4a08-8d8e-fa5792d7348a
Source identifiers:
67492
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pubs:67492

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