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Estimating Infection Attack Rates and Severity in Real Time during an Influenza Pandemic: Analysis of Serial Cross-Sectional Serologic Surveillance Data

  • Joseph T. Wu mail,

    joewu@hku.hk

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Andrew Ho,

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Edward S. K. Ma,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Cheuk Kwong Lee,

    Affiliation: Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Daniel K. W. Chu,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Po-Lai Ho,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Ivan F. N. Hung,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Lai Ming Ho,

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Che Kit Lin,

    Affiliation: Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Thomas Tsang,

    Affiliation: Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Su-Vui Lo,

    Affiliations: Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China, Food and Health Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Yu-Lung Lau,

    Affiliation: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Gabriel M. Leung,

    Affiliation: Food and Health Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Benjamin J. Cowling equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Benjamin J. Cowling, J. S. Malik Peiris

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • J. S. Malik Peiris equal contributor

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Benjamin J. Cowling, J. S. Malik Peiris

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China, HKU-Pasteur Research Center, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China

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  • Published: October 04, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001103

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