Decline in temperature and humidity increases the occurrence of influenza in cold climate

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BACKGROUND Both temperature and humidity may independently or jointly contribute to the risk of influenza infections. We examined the relations between the level and decrease of temperature, humidity and the risk of influenza A and B virus infections in a subarctic climate. METHODS We conducted a case-crossover study among military conscripts (n = 892… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1476-069X-13-22

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@inproceedings{Jaakkola2014DeclineIT, title={Decline in temperature and humidity increases the occurrence of influenza in cold climate}, author={Kari Jaakkola and Annika Saukkoriipi and Jari J Jokelainen and Raija Juvonen and Jaana Kauppila and Olli Vainio and T. Ziegler and Esa R{\"o}nkk{\"o} and Jouni J K Jaakkola and Tiina M. Ik{\"a}heimo}, booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source}, year={2014} }