Increased extent of and risk factors for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and seasonal infl uenza among children, Israel

Dan Engelhard, Michal Bromberg, Diana Averbuch, Ariel Tenenbaum, Daniele Goldmann, Marina Kunin, Einat Shmueli, Ido Yatsiv, Michael Weintraub, Michal Mandelboim, Nurith Strauss-Liviatan, Emilia Anis, Ella Mendelson, Tamy Shohat, Dana G. Wolf, Mervyn Shapiro, Itamar Grotto

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Abstract

During the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Israel, incidence rates among children were 2× higher than that of the previous 4 infl uenza seasons; hospitalization rates were 5× higher. Children hospitalized for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were older and had more underlying chronic diseases than those hospitalized for seasonal influenza.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1740-1743
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume17
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2011

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