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- American Journal of Infection Control
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Is abdominal obesity associated with the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in Korean school‐aged children?
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Pandemic influenza A(H1N1) outbreak among a group of medical students who traveled to the Dominican Republic.
- Journal of travel medicine
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The Influenza Pandemic of 2009
- Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy
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Early experience of the pandemic influenza H1N1 2009 epidemic in Taiwan
- Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA
When a patient presents with influenza‐like acute febrile respiratory illness symptoms and is young in age, has a travel history involving an affected area, and is suffering from myalgia or leukopenia, physicians should be alerted to the possibility of novel H1N1 virus infection. Expand
Clinical manifestations of influenza caused by A/H1N1v virus among children and teenagers consulted in general practice
- European journal of medical research
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