Role of meteorological conditions in reported chickenpox cases in Wuhan and Hong Kong, China

@inproceedings{Chen2017RoleOM,
  title={Role of meteorological conditions in reported chickenpox cases in Wuhan and Hong Kong, China},
  author={Banghua Chen and Ayako Sumi and Lei Wang and Wang Zhou and Nobumichi Kobayashi},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Chickenpox is a common contagious disease that remains an important public health issue worldwide. Over 90% of unvaccinated individuals become infected, but infection occurs at different ages in different parts of the world. Many people have been infected by 20 to 30 years of age in China, and adults and pregnant women who become infected often develop severe infection. Furthermore, a mortality rate of 2-3 per 100,000 infected persons has been reported. In this study, we explore the… CONTINUE READING
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