Characterizing the Epidemiology of the 2009 Influenza A/H1N1 Pandemic in Mexico

@inproceedings{Chowell2011CharacterizingTE,
  title={Characterizing the Epidemiology of the 2009 Influenza A/H1N1 Pandemic
                    in Mexico},
  author={Gerardo Chowell and Santiago Echevarr{\'i}a-Zuno and C{\'e}cile Viboud and Lone Simonsen and James Tamerius and Mark Andrew Miller and V{\'i}ctor Hugo Borja-Aburto},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Mexico's local and national authorities initiated an intense public health response during the early stages of the 2009 A/H1N1 pandemic. In this study we analyzed the epidemiological patterns of the pandemic during April-December 2009 in Mexico and evaluated the impact of nonmedical interventions, school cycles, and demographic factors on influenza transmission. METHODS AND FINDINGS We used influenza surveillance data compiled by the Mexican Institute for Social Security… CONTINUE READING
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