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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

Research

Transmission of Influenza on International Flights, May 2009

A. Ruth Foxwell, Leslee Roberts, Kamalini Lokuge, and Paul M. KellyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (A.R. Foxwell, L. Roberts); Australian National University, Canberra (A.R. Foxwell, L. Roberts, K. Lokuge, P.M. Kelly); ACT Government Health Directorate, Canberra (P.M. Kelly)

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Signs and symptoms reported by passengers on flight 1 with influenza-like illness, by pandemic (H1N1) 2009 testing status and results, Australia, May 2009*

Sign or symptom
Tested
Not tested, n = 10
Positive, n = 8
Negative, n = 16
Fever 4 7 2
Cough 6 8 3
Sore throat 1 9 6
Headache 4 8 3
Runny nose 5 10 5
Muscle aches 3 6 3
Diarrhea 1 2 1
Lethargy 5 7 2
Vomiting 0 1 0

*Signs and symptoms are not mutually exclusive.

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