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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011

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Human Infection with Avian Influenza Virus, Pakistan, 2007

Mukhtiar Zaman, Saadia Ashraf, Nancy A. Dreyer, and Stephen TooveyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan (M. Zaman, S. Ashraf); Outcome Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (N.A. Dreyer); University College and Royal Free Medical School, London, UK (S. Toovey)

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Path of infection of influenza (H5N1), Pakistan, 2007. During October 22–30, patient 1 worked culling infected chickens; on November 2, he moved home and had contact with 4 brothers (patients 2–5) and possibly a cousin (patient 6). He was hospitalized on November 5 and transferred to an intensive care unit the next day. His cousin cared for him and became patient 6; his attending doctor became patient 7. On November 23, patient 3 was hospitalized and on November 28 was transferred to an intensiv

Figure 2. Path of infection of influenza (H5N1), Pakistan, 2007. During October 22–30, patient 1 worked culling infected chickens; on November 2, he moved home and had contact with 4 brothers (patients 2–5) and possibly a cousin (patient 6). He was hospitalized on November 5 and transferred to an intensive care unit the next day. His cousin cared for him and became patient 6; his attending doctor became patient 7. On November 23, patient 3 was hospitalized and on November 28 was transferred to an intensive care unit; during this time, patient 8 frequently visited his wife in the same intensive care unit.

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