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A(H1N1) 2009 et incertitudes: leçons d'une pandémie

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Iten, Anne
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2010, vol. 6, no. 243, p. 704-707
Abstract During a pandemic, public health specialists base their recommendations on previous data and more or less complex epidemiological models. By contrast, a virus replicates according to its own rules and biological properties that do not consider epidemiological models. Recent experience with influenza virus A (HINI) 2009 well demonstrates that public health models have a limited ability to predict the type and the pattern of a future pandemic. It is rather the virus that dictates the rules.
Keywords Communicable Diseases, Emerging/epidemiologyDisease OutbreaksHumans*Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype/pathogenicityInfluenza, Human/*epidemiology/virology
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PMID: 20432990
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Research group Groupe Laurent Kaiser (virologie clinique) (668)
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ITEN, Anne, KAISER, Laurent. A(H1N1) 2009 et incertitudes: leçons d'une pandémie. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2010, vol. 6, n° 243, p. 704-707. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:20488

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