MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITH INFLUENZA AND RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS IN THE UNITED STATES

@article{Thompson2003MORTALITYAW,
  title={MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITH INFLUENZA AND RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS IN THE UNITED STATES},
  author={William W. Thompson and David K. Shay and Eric Weintraub and Lynnette Brammer and Nancy J. Cox and Larry J. Anderson and Keiji Fukuda},
  journal={Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={11},
  pages={421}
}
CONTEXT Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cause substantial morbidity and mortality. Statistical methods used to estimate deaths in the United States attributable to influenza have not accounted for RSV circulation. OBJECTIVE To develop a statistical model using national mortality and viral surveillance data to estimate annual influenza- and RSV-associated deaths in the United States, by age group, virus, and influenza type and subtype. DESIGN, SETTING, AND POPULATION Age… 

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