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Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean: An Epidemiological Overview

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.050
Pages: 
489–96
Synopsis: 
The English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean experienced three phases of the influenza pandemic, with most cases occurring in 2009. The majority of cases had symptoms of the respiratory tract, a quarter required hospitalization and the case fatality rate was 1.8%.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To describe epidemiological trends of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean during the pandemic period.

Accepted: 
25 Mar, 2013
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e-Published: 14 Nov, 2013
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