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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010

Historical Review

Mortality Risk Factors for Pandemic Influenza on New Zealand Troop Ship, 1918

Jennifer A. SummersComments to Author , Nick Wilson, Michael G. Baker, and G. Dennis Shanks
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand (J.A. Summers, N. Wilson, M.G. Baker); Australian Army Malaria Institute, Enoggera, Queensland, Australia (G.D. Shanks)

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Cases of influenza and mortality rates for persons aboard His Majesty’s New Zealand Transport (HNZMT) Tahiti during an outbreak of pandemic influenza, 1918. Reported cases of influenza are approximate and the definition of a case was not precisely described. A, August 22, 1918, HMNZT Tahiti arrives in Sierra Leone; B, August 26, 1918, HMNZT Tahiti leaves Sierra Leone; C, September 10, 1918, HMNZT Tahiti arrives in England (subsequent deaths occurred in hospitals in England).

Figure 3. Cases of influenza and mortality rates for persons aboard His Majesty’s New Zealand Transport (HNZMT) Tahiti during an outbreak of pandemic influenza, 1918. Reported cases of influenza are approximate and the definition of a case was not precisely described. A, August 22, 1918, HMNZT Tahiti arrives in Sierra Leone; B, August 26, 1918, HMNZT Tahiti leaves Sierra Leone; C, September 10, 1918, HMNZT Tahiti arrives in England (subsequent deaths occurred in hospitals in England).

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