Strategies for containing an emerging influenza pandemic in Southeast Asia

@article{Ferguson2005StrategiesFC,
  title={Strategies for containing an emerging influenza pandemic in Southeast Asia},
  author={N. Ferguson and D. Cummings and S. Cauchemez and C. Fraser and S. Riley and A. Meeyai and S. Iamsirithaworn and D. Burke},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={437},
  pages={209-214}
}
  • N. Ferguson, D. Cummings, +5 authors D. Burke
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza A viruses are now endemic in avian populations in Southeast Asia, and human cases continue to accumulate. Although currently incapable of sustained human-to-human transmission, H5N1 represents a serious pandemic threat owing to the risk of a mutation or reassortment generating a virus with increased transmissibility. Identifying public health interventions that might be able to halt a pandemic in its earliest stages is therefore a priority. Here we use a… CONTINUE READING

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