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Avian influenza A (H5N1) in 10 patients in Vietnam.

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BACKGROUND: Recent outbreaks of avian influenza A (H5N1) in poultry throughout Asia have had major economic and health repercussions. Human infections with this virus were identified in Vietnam in January 2004. METHODS: We report the clinical features and preliminary epidemiologic findings among 10 patients with confirmed cases of avian influenza A (H5N1) who presented to hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam, in December 2003 and January 2004. RESULTS: In all 10 cases, the diagno...

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10.1056/nejmoa040419

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Journal:
New England journal of medicine More from this journal
Volume:
350
Issue:
12
Pages:
1179-1188
Publication date:
2004-03-01
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793

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