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Volume 13, Number 11—November 2007

Research

Pandemic Influenza and Hospital Resources

Raoul E. Nap*Comments to Author , Maarten P.H.M. Andriessen*, Nico E.L. Meessen*, and Tjip S. van der Werf*
Author affiliations: *University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands;

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Table 2

Avian influenza impact for 3 northern provinces in the Netherlands*

Week Days No. patients General practitioner consultations Hospital admissions Deaths
0 1–7 0 0 0 0
1 8–14 105 11 0 0
2 15–21 4,694 515 11 0
3 22–28 145,898 16,559 315 84
4 29–35 347,288 44,699 977 420
5 36–42 25,935 3,696 95 74
6 43–49 578 84 0 0
7 50–56 11 0 0 0
8 57–63 0 0 0 0
9
64–70
0
0
0
0
Total 524,507 65,562 1,397 578

*30% attack rate, pandemic period 9 weeks.

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