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Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011

Letter

Role of National Travel Health Network and Centre Website during Pandemic (H1N1) 2009

Nicola L. Boddington, Naomi Bryant1, and David R. HillComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: National Travel Health Network and Centre, London UK (N. Boddington, N. Bryant, D.R. Hill); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London (D.R. Hill)

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Number of visits to or searches on the National Travel Health Network and Centre website during the 8 weeks before and after recognition of pandemic (H1N1) 2009

Visits or searches No. before* No. after† % Change
Daily website visits 1,664 ± 655 2,132 ± 885 +28.1
Website access from Mexico 55 210 +281.8
Visits to Mexico Country Information Page 2,040 4,090 +100.5
Mexico searches on the Outbreak Surveillance Database 50 459 +818.0
Visits to US country information page 654 2003 +206.3
Visits to seasonal influenza information sheet 34 1,572 +4,523.5
Visits to Outbreak Surveillance Database home page 2,050 5,110 +149.3
Referral traffic from Foreign and Commonwealth Office 21,604 31,200 +44.4
Referral traffic from Health Protection Agency 1,399 7,247 +418.0

*Data from before the beginning of the pandemic (February 27–April 23, 2009).
†Data from the first 8 weeks of the pandemic (April 24–June 18, 2009).

*Data from before the beginning of the pandemic (February 27–April 23, 2009).
†Data from the first 8 weeks of the pandemic (April 24–June 18, 2009).

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1Current affiliation: Health Protection Agency, London, UK.

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