TITLE

Influenza in children

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/11/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 10, p1052
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on influenza in children in the U.S. as of November 2003. Guideline on influenza immunization issued by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; Percentage of healthy children aged less that 5 years who are required to undergo health care for an influenza-related illness; Mechanism of action of amantidine syrup.
ACCESSION #
11235618

 

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