Bacterial Co-infection in H1N1 Influenza

Kemper, Carol A.
December 2009
Internal Medicine Alert;12/15/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p180
The article reports on the link between bacterial pneumonia and the H1N1 pandemic of 2009.


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