Obese mice have increased morbidity and mortality compared to non‐obese mice during infection with the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus

Abstract

BACKGROUND Obesity has been identified as an independent risk factor for severe or fatal infection with 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza (2009 pH1N1), but was not previously recognized for previous pandemic or seasonal influenza infections. OBJECTIVES Our aim was to evaluate the role of obesity as an independent risk factor for severity of infection with 2009… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2011.00254.x

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