2009 pandemic influenza H1N1

Paediatric perspectives

Hao Yuan Lee, Chang Teng Wu, Tzou Yien Lin, Cheng Hsun Chiu

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Abstract

Children, especially those younger than 5 years of age and those with chronic medical conditions, such as respiratory diseases, neurological diseases, immunosuppression, receiving longterm aspirin therapy, obesity or co-infection with bacteria, are at an increased risk of pandemic H1N1 infection-related complications. This paper reviews the underlying medical conditions associated with death or complications of pandemic H1N1 infection in children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-335
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore
Volume39
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Pandemics
Human Influenza
Pediatrics
Infection
Coinfection
Immunosuppression
Aspirin
Obesity
Bacteria
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • 2009 pandemic influenza H1N1
  • Children
  • Complication
  • Risk factor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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2009 pandemic influenza H1N1 : Paediatric perspectives. / Lee, Hao Yuan; Wu, Chang Teng; Lin, Tzou Yien; Chiu, Cheng Hsun.

In: Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, Vol. 39, No. 4, 04.2010, p. 333-335.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Lee, Hao Yuan ; Wu, Chang Teng ; Lin, Tzou Yien ; Chiu, Cheng Hsun. / 2009 pandemic influenza H1N1 : Paediatric perspectives. In: Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore. 2010 ; Vol. 39, No. 4. pp. 333-335.
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