TITLE

Revised Estimates of the Public Health Impact of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccination

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/30/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 38, p1321
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 2011 updated estimates on the impact of public health interventions during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. The May 20, 2011 report "Ten Great Public Health Achievements - United States, 2001-2010" revealed that public health intervention was able to prevent 5-10 million H1N1 cases, 30,000 hospitalizations and 1,500 deaths. In 2011, the Center Disease Control and Prevention disclosed that the correct numbers are 713,000-1.5 million cases and 620-1,160 deaths.
ACCESSION #
67199554

 

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