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An outbreak of influenza A (H1N1) virus in a remote Aboriginal community post-pandemic: Implications for pandemic planning and health service policy

Chidgzey, Phillipa; Davis, Stephanie; Williams, Peta; Reeve, Carol


Objective: To describe a 2013 outbreak of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus in a remote Western Australian Aboriginal community; inform outbreak prevention and control measures and discuss the community susceptibility to H1N1, three years after the A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic. Methods: Records at the local clinic were used to classify cases as 'confirmed' (laboratory test positive for H1N1 or temperature >38 C with cough and/or sore throat) or 'probable' (self-reported fever with cough and/or sore...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12295


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