Mortality rates associated with influenza A H1N1 pandemic greater than previously estimated

A greater number of worldwide deaths were associated with the 2009 influenza A H1N1 virus pandemic than previously estimated, according to a recently published modeling study.

Pandemics associated with influenza tend to cause a higher number of deaths due to variable causes as compared with seasonal epidemics of influenza. The 2009 influenza A H1N1 pandemic resulted in 18,500 laboratory-confirmed deaths worldwide.

Researchers from the Influenza Division of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, conducted a modeling study to estimate the worldwide number of respiratory and cardiovascular deaths associated with...

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