Aharona Glatman-Freedman
New York University
Influenza A virusDisease burdenPopulationMedicinePandemic
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#1Aharona Glatman-Freedman (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 2
#2Ian Portelli (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 9
Last. Silas W. Smith (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 14
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Background The recent H1N1 influenza A pandemic was marked by multiple reports of illness and hospitalization in children, suggesting that children may have played a major role in the propagation of the virus. A comprehensive detailed analysis of the attack rates among children as compared with their contacts in various settings is of great importance for understanding their unique role in influenza pandemics. Methodology/Principal Findings We searched MEDLINE (PubMed) and Embase for published s...
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#1Aharona Glatman-Freedman (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 2
#2Mary Louise Cohen (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 1
Last. David W. Britt (University of Louisville)H-Index: 3
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Background A major effort to introduce new vaccines into poor nations of the world was initiated in recent years with the help of the GAVI alliance. The first vaccines introduced have been the Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) and the hepatitis B (Hep B) vaccines. The introduction of these vaccines during the first phase of GAVI's operations demonstrated considerable variability. We set out to study the factors affecting the introduction of these vaccines. The African Region (AFRO), where new ...
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