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Dynamic patterns of avian and human influenza in east and southeast Asia

Park, Andrew.W; Glass, Kathryn

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The seasonal patterns of human influenza in temperate regions have been well documented; however, much less attention has been paid to patterns of infection in the tropical and subtropical areas of east and southeast Asia. During the period 1997-2006, this region experienced several outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) in hosts including wild and domestic poultry, human beings, and other mammals. H5N1 is thought to be a likely source of a pandemic strain of human influenza....[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37516
Source: The Lancet Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(07)70186-X

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