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The Severity of Pandemic H1N1 Influenza in the United States, from April to July 2009: A Bayesian Analysis

  • Anne M. Presanis,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Daniela De Angelis,

    Affiliations: Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Statistics, Modelling and Bioinformatics Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, United Kingdom

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  • The New York City Swine Flu Investigation Team3¶,

    Affiliation: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, City of New York, New York, New York, United States of America

    Membership of The New York City Swine Flu Investigation Team is provided in the Acknowledgments.

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  • Angela Hagy,

    Affiliation: Department of Health, City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Carrie Reed,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Steven Riley,

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

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  • Ben S. Cooper,

    Affiliation: Statistics, Modelling and Bioinformatics Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, United Kingdom

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  • Lyn Finelli,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Paul Biedrzycki,

    Affiliation: Department of Health, City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Marc Lipsitch mail

    mlipsitc@hsph.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Departments of Epidemiology and Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: December 08, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000207

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Full article previously posted on PLoS Currents: Influenza

Posted by SusanJones on 08 Dec 2009 at 12:26 GMT

This article was first posted on PLoS Currents: Influenza, on September 25th 2009 (http://knol.google.com/k/...). PLoS Currents: Influenza aims to enable the rapid exchange of information by providing an open-access online resource for immediate, open communication and discussion of new scientific data, analyses, and ideas in the field of influenza. All content is moderated by an expert group of influenza researchers, but in the interest of timeliness, does not undergo in-depth peer review.

Competing interests declared: Susan Jones is Senior Editor at PLoS Medicine, Public Library of Science.