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Characterization In Vitro and In Vivo of a pandemic H1N1 Influenza virus from a fatal case

Influenza A viruses are endemic in many wild avian species and can produce infections in mammals with varying morbidity and mortality rates. In humans they cause annual epidemics and occasional pandemics of respiratory disease with potentially fatal outcome. Since 1997, highly pathogenic avian H5N1 viruses have sporadically produced infections in humans but although this emerging…

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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 (more)

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