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Estimated global mortality associated with the first 12 months of 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus circulation: a modelling study.
BACKGROUND 18,500 laboratory-confirmed deaths caused by the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 were reported worldwide for the period April, 2009, to August, 2010. This number is likely to be only aExpand
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Seroprevalence of Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in 10 Sites in the United States, March 23-May 12, 2020.
Importance Reported cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection likely underestimate the prevalence of infection in affected communities. Large-scaleExpand
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Ecological and anthropogenic drivers of rabies exposure in vampire bats: implications for transmission and control
Despite extensive culling of common vampire bats in Latin America, lethal human rabies outbreaks transmitted by this species are increasingly recognized, and livestock rabies occurs with strikingExpand
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Clinical presentation of nipah virus infection in Bangladesh.
BACKGROUND In Bangladesh, 4 outbreaks of Nipah virus infection were identified during the period 2001-2004. METHODS We characterized the clinical features of Nipah virus-infected individualsExpand
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Incidence of invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study
Summary Background Available incidence data for invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa are scarce. Standardised, multicountry data are required to better understand the nature and burdenExpand
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Global, regional, and national disease burden estimates of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children in 2015: a systematic review and modelling study
Summary Background We have previously estimated that respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was associated with 22% of all episodes of (severe) acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) resulting in 55 000Expand
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Person-to-Person Transmission of Nipah Virus in a Bangladeshi Community
Transmission of this virus highlights the need for infection control strategies for resource-poor settings.
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Human aflatoxin exposure in Kenya, 2007: a cross-sectional study
Aflatoxins contaminate approximately 25% of agricultural products worldwide. They can cause liver failure and liver cancer. Kenya has experienced multiple aflatoxicosis outbreaks in recent years,Expand
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Risk factors of hypertension among adults aged 35–64 years living in an urban slum Nairobi, Kenya
BackgroundHypertension is an emerging public health problem in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) and urbanization is considered to favor its emergence. Given a paucity of information on hypertension andExpand
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Ebola and Its Control in Liberia, 2014–2015
Several factors explain the successful response to the outbreak in this country.
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