Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in Infants: Research Opportunities Ignored
Scott B. Halstead* , Nguyen Trong Lan†, Thein Thein Myint‡, Than Nu Shwe‡, Ananda Nisalak§, Siripen Kalyanarooj¶, Suchitra Nimmannitya¶, Soegeng Soegijanto#, David W. Vaughn§, and Timothy P. Endy§
Author affiliations: *Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; †Children’s Hospital No. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; ‡Yangon Children’s Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar;; §Armed Forces Research Institute of the Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand; ¶Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand; #Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Airlangga University Medical School, Surabaya, Indonesia;
Figure 2. Month of age of infants hospitalized for dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome at the Bangkok Children’s Hospital, 1995–1998 (Thailand), Children’s Hospital No.1, Ho Chi Minh City, 1995–1998 (Vietnam), Yangon Children’s Hospital, 1995–1998 (Myanmar) and Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Surabaya, 1996–1999 (Indonesia). Data are combined for the period shown.
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