Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths -- United States, September 2010--August 2011

Blanton, Lenee; Dhara, Rosaline; Brammer, Lynnette; Bresee, Joseph; Cox, Nancy; Finelli, Lyn; Wong, Karen K.
September 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/16/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 36, p1233
This article discusses a report on cases of influenza-associated pediatric mortality that occurred in the U.S. from September 2010 to August 2011. Released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the report showed that 63 percent of influenza-associated pediatric deaths occurred in males. It also revealed that 53 percent of the cases were in non-Hispanic white children.


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