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Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Jul;17(7):1266-8. doi: 10.3201/eid1707.101484.

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and Hajj Pilgrims who received Predeparture Vaccination, Egypt.

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  • 1Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt.

Abstract

In Egypt, vaccination against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus was required of pilgrims departing for the 2009 Hajj. A survey of 551 pilgrims as they returned to Egypt found 542 (98.1% [weighted]) reported receiving the vaccine; 6 (1.0% [weighted]) were infected with influenza virus A (H3N2) but none with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus.

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PMC3381419
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