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Conference Paper: Age-specific seriousness of avian influenza A(H7N9) in the second-wave epidemic in China

TitleAge-specific seriousness of avian influenza A(H7N9) in the second-wave epidemic in China
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Issue Date2014
PublisherInternational Society for Infectious Diseases.
Citation
The 2014 International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED 2014), Vienna, Austria, 31 October-2 November 2014. In Final Program, 2014, p. 142, abstract no. 23.049 How to Cite?
AbstractPURPOSE: In spring 2013, a novel avian influenza A(H7N9) emerged in China causing more than 130 human infections mostly in the eastern provinces. The hospital fatality risk of A(H7N9) were about 35% and caused severe illness especially in older patients. In winter 2013-14, a second wave of A(H7N9) began with higher burden in the southern provinces in China. We estimated the relative risk of serious illness of patients aged 65 or above in the second wave of A(H7N9) epidemic, accounting for potential age-specific differences in poultry exposure …
DescriptionPoster Presentations 2 - Diseases at the Interface of Humans, Wildlife and Other Animals: no. 23.049
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/211465

 

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dc.contributor.authorLau, EHY-
dc.contributor.authorWu, P-
dc.contributor.authorWong, JYT-
dc.contributor.authorFreeman, G-
dc.contributor.authorWu, JTK-
dc.contributor.authorLeung, GM-
dc.contributor.authorHongjie, Y-
dc.contributor.authorCowling, BJ-
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-15T01:22:11Z-
dc.date.available2015-07-15T01:22:11Z-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationThe 2014 International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED 2014), Vienna, Austria, 31 October-2 November 2014. In Final Program, 2014, p. 142, abstract no. 23.049-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/211465-
dc.descriptionPoster Presentations 2 - Diseases at the Interface of Humans, Wildlife and Other Animals: no. 23.049-
dc.description.abstractPURPOSE: In spring 2013, a novel avian influenza A(H7N9) emerged in China causing more than 130 human infections mostly in the eastern provinces. The hospital fatality risk of A(H7N9) were about 35% and caused severe illness especially in older patients. In winter 2013-14, a second wave of A(H7N9) began with higher burden in the southern provinces in China. We estimated the relative risk of serious illness of patients aged 65 or above in the second wave of A(H7N9) epidemic, accounting for potential age-specific differences in poultry exposure …-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherInternational Society for Infectious Diseases.-
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, IMED 2014-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleAge-specific seriousness of avian influenza A(H7N9) in the second-wave epidemic in China-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailLau, EHY: ehylau@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailWu, P: pengwu@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailWong, JYT: wongytj@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailWu, JTK: joewu@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailLeung, GM: gmleung@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailCowling, BJ: bcowling@hku.hk-
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dc.identifier.authorityCowling, BJ=rp01326-
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dc.publisher.placeAustria-

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