Estimated Global Mortality Associated With the First 12 Months of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A H1N1 Virus Circulation: A Modelling Study

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, estimates the global mortality associated with the first 12 months of the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 virus pandemic. Results of the analysis estimate that respiratory and cardiovascular mortality associated with the virus was 15 times higher than reported laboratory-confirmed deaths, with a disproportionate number of estimated pandemic deaths occurring in Africa and southeast Asia. ABSTRACT ONLY: (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Dawood FS, Iuliano AD, Reed C, et al.

Published: 2012

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    Citation: Dawood FS, Iuliano AD, Reed C, et al. Estimated Global Mortality With the First 12 Months of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A H1N1 Virus Circulation: A Modelling Study. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 26 June 2012; early online publication DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70121-4.