The 1918-1920 influenza pandemic in Peru.

@article{Chowell2011The1I,
  title={The 1918-1920 influenza pandemic in Peru.},
  author={Gerardo Chowell and C{\'e}cile Viboud and Lone Simonsen and Mark A. Miller and J Pastor Hurtado and Giselle Soto and Reinaldo Romero Vargas and Maria Angelica Davila Guzman and Maldonado Ulloa and C{\'e}sar V. Munayco},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          B21-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Increasing our knowledge of past influenza pandemic patterns in different regions of the world is crucial to guide preparedness plans against future influenza pandemics. Here, we undertook extensive archival collection efforts from three representative cities of Peru-Lima in the central coast, Iquitos in the northeastern Amazon region, Ica in the southern coast-to characterize the temporal, age and geographic patterns of the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic in this country. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING
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