The importance of school and social activities in the transmission of influenza A(H1N1)v: England, April - June 2009.

@article{KarPurkayastha2009TheIO,
  title={The importance of school and social activities in the transmission of influenza A(H1N1)v: England, April - June 2009.},
  author={Ishani Kar-Purkayastha and Charlotte L Ingram and Helen C F Maguire and Anita Roche},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 33}
}
During the containment phase in the United Kingdom (April to June 2009), a cluster of influenza A(H1N1)v cases was identified prompting further investigation and public health action by the Health Protection Agency. The first confirmed case, a pupil at a school in England, was imported. During the following two weeks, 16 further cases were confirmed with epidemiological links to the first imported case. In this cluster, we found that significant transmission occurred in two classes with attack… CONTINUE READING

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