Contact tracing for influenza A(H1N1) pdm09 virus-infected passenger on international flight

Ananda G. Shankar, Kulsum Janmohamed, Babatunde Olowokure*, Gillian E. Smith, Angela H. Hogan, Valerie De Souza, Anders Wallensten, Isabel Oliver, Oliver Blatchford, Paul Cleary, Sue Ibbotson

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Abstract

In April 2009, influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus infection was confirmed in a person who had been symptomatic while traveling on a commercial flight from Mexico to the United Kingdom. Retrospective public health investigation and contact tracing led to the identification of 8 additional confirmed cases among passengers and community contacts of passengers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118-120
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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