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

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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