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Microbes Infect. 2011 May;13(5):470-8. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2011.01.009. Epub 2011 Jan 27.

Overview/reflections on the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.

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Department of Medicine, Division Infectious Diseases, National University Health System, NUHS Tower Block, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Level 10, Singapore 119228, Singapore. surinder_kaur_pada@nuhs.edu.sg

Abstract

The Influenza A H1N1 2009 pandemic was a test of the global public health response. Strategies that worked included mass vaccine production and antivirals while quarantine and isolation proved futile. Among the lessons learned was the importance of severity in the definition of a pandemic.

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21276873
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10.1016/j.micinf.2011.01.009
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