Matthias Holmberg

Learn More
The paper describes weekly fluctuations of all-cause mortality observed in eight European countries during the period between week 27 and 51, 2009, in comparison with three previous years. Our preliminary data show that the mortality reported during the 2009 influenza pandemic did not reach levels normally seen during seasonal influenza epidemics. However,(More)
Between 2008 and 2010, eight cases of viraemic dengue fever in travellers were diagnosed in Norway. They had returned from Eritrea, Thailand and Indonesia. All cases were primary dengue infections, seven non-complicated dengue fever and one dengue shock syndrome with a fatal outcome. Four patients were infected with dengue virus serotype 1, one with type 2(More)
ii iii Acknowledgments I would like to acknowledge the financial and logistic support of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT SFRH/BD/10550/2002) and of the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC). This work would not have been possible without the contributions of many different people at both the personal and scientific level. To all, I am deeply(More)
  • 1