Nunavut government assailed over outbreak

Webster, Paul Christopher
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE379
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the efforts done at Nunavut to deal with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) outbreak in the region. It says that since the government covers up disclosing data regarding the outbreak, doctor Anna Banerji recommends the use of universal antibody coverage among Inuit infants and an estimate of more than half of the 29 communities which have been inflicted by the disease. It states that RSV is the major cause of respiratory tract infections in young children and infants.


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