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Modelling the progression of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Vietnam and the opportunities for reassortment with other influenza viruses.

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BACKGROUND: A novel variant of influenza A (H1N1) is causing a pandemic and, although the illness is usually mild, there are concerns that its virulence could change through reassortment with other influenza viruses. This is of greater concern in parts of Southeast Asia, where the population density is high, influenza is less seasonal, human-animal contact is common and avian influenza is still endemic. METHODS: We developed an age- and spatially-structured mathematical model in order to est...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1741-7015-7-43

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC medicine Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
43
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
URN:
uuid:ea1b5a89-071e-49d1-a6bc-534dd383fd67
Source identifiers:
34872
Local pid:
pubs:34872

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