TITLE

Deaths and Hospitalizations Related to 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) -- Greece, May 2009-February 2010

AUTHOR(S)
Efstathiou, P.; Tseroni, M.; Baka, A.; Manolidou, Z.; Karageorgou, K.; Sypsa, V.; Hatzakis, A.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/11/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 22, p682
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on cases of deaths and hospitalizations related to the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 in Greece between May and February 2010. A surveillance was conducted by the Hellenic Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention (HCDCP) with the National Health Operations Centre (NaHOC) of the Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity. Investigation started with the collection of nasopharyngeal swabs. One survey showed that residents of Greece chose not to receive the H1N1 vaccine due to their belief that the vaccine might not be safe.
ACCESSION #
51489629

 

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