Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v in New Zealand: the experience from April to August 2009.

@article{Baker2009PandemicIA,
  title={Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v in New Zealand: the experience from April to August 2009.},
  author={Michael G. Baker and Nick Wilson and Q. Sue Huang and Shevaun Paine and L Torres L{\'o}pez and Don Bandaranayake and M. J. Tobias and Karen Mason and Graham Mackereth and Michael Graham Jacobs and Craig Thornley and Susan Roberts and Colin McArthur},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 34}
}
Following the detection of imported cases of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v on 25 April 2009, New Zealand implemented containment measures that appeared to slow establishment of the pandemic during May. The pandemic accelerated markedly in June, reaching a peak within four to six weeks, and has been declining since mid-July. By 23 August there had been 3,179 recorded cases (97.8% reported as confirmed), including 972 hospitalisations, 114 intensive care admissions, and 16 deaths. Influenza-like… CONTINUE READING
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