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Epidemiology of avian influenza A H7N9 virus in human beings across five epidemics in mainland China, 2013-17: an epidemiological study of laboratory-confirmed case series.

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Background

The avian influenza A H7N9 virus has caused infections in human beings in China since 2013. A large epidemic in 2016–17 prompted concerns that the epidemiology of the virus might have changed, increasing the threat of a pandemic. We aimed to describe the epidemiological characteristics, clinical severity, and time-to-event distributions of patients infected with A H7N9 in the 2016–17 epidemic compared with previous epidemics.

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30323-7

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National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars More from this funder
China Center for Disease Control and Prevention More from this funder
Harvard Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics More from this funder
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
8
Pages:
822-832
Publication date:
2017-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Pubs id:
pubs:698954
URN:
uri:c983a098-d83a-4f7c-a5e9-f4deaba94b3b
UUID:
uuid:c983a098-d83a-4f7c-a5e9-f4deaba94b3b
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pubs:698954
Language:
English
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