Age as Risk Factor for Death from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Chile
Published Date:Jul 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(7):1256-1258.
Corporate Authors:for the Advisory Committee of the Chilean Ministry of Health
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Description:Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 affected Chile during the winter of 2009. The hospitalization rate was 0.56% overall and 3.47% for persons >60 years of age at risk for severe disease and death independent of concurrent conditions. Age >60 years was the major risk factor for death from pandemic (H1N1) 2009.
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