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Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Deaths Attributed to Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in Vietnam

Background: In response to a pandemic, it is critical to identify those developing severe illness, i.e. high risk groups, to whom limited pharmaceutical interventions (drugs and vaccine) should be targeted. We describe epidemiological and clinical characteristics of confirmed fatal cases of pandemic influenza A/H1N1/09 reported in Vietnam from August 2009 through March 2010.

Author (s): 

Tinh T. Phan1,2, L. Phan1,2, K. Nguyen1,2, N. Tran Minh2 1General Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health, Vietnam 2Vietnam Field Epidemiology Training Program

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Tinh Phan
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