Adenovirus-associated Deaths in US Military during Postvaccination Period, 1999–2010
Published Date:Mar 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(3):507-509.
Adenovirus Infections, Human
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Description:Adenoviruses are frequent causes of respiratory disease in the US military population. A successful immunization program against adenovirus types 4 and 7 was terminated in 1999. Review of records in the Mortality Surveillance Division, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, identified 8 deaths attributed to adenovirus infections in service members during 1999-2010.
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