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The severity of pandemic H1N1 influenza in the United States, from April to July 2009: a Bayesian analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Accurate measures of the severity of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza (pH1N1) are needed to assess the likely impact of an anticipated resurgence in the autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. Severity has been difficult to measure because jurisdictions with large numbers of deaths and other severe outcomes have had too many cases to assess the total number with confidence. Also, detection of severe cases may be more likely, resulting in overestimation of the severity of an average case....

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1000207

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PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
12
Article number:
e1000207
Publication date:
2009-12-01
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1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277

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