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Mortality, morbidity, and hospitalisations due to influenza lower respiratory tract infections, 2017: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Troeger, Christopher E; Blacker, Brigette F; Khalil, Ibrahim; Zimsen, Stephanie R M; Albertson, Samuel B; Abate, Degu; Abdela, Jemal; Adhikari, Tara Ballav; Aghayan, Sargis Aghasi; Agrawal, Sutapa; Alene, Kefyalew Addis


Background Although the burden of influenza is often discussed in the context of historical pandemics and the threat of future pandemics, every year a substantial burden of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) and other respiratory conditions (like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) are attributable to seasonal influenza. The Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) 2017 is a systematic scientific effort to quantify the health loss associated with a comprehensive set of diseases and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30496-X
Access Rights: Open Access


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