Outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) at a school - Hawaii, May 2009.

  title={Outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) at a school - Hawaii, May 2009.},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={58 51},
  • Published 2010 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
The first cases of 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza were reported by CDC on April 21, 2009. Twenty-one days later, on May 12, the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) confirmed two pandemic H1N1 cases from the same school in Oahu. One case was in an 8th-grade student and the other in a 3rd-grade teacher. HDOH initiated an investigation to determine the extent of transmission at the school and among household contacts, and to help establish appropriate control strategies. This report summarizes the… CONTINUE READING
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