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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011


Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Risk for Frontline Health Care Workers

Caroline MarshallComments to Author , Anne Kelso, Emma McBryde, Ian G. Barr, Damon P. Eisen, Joe Sasadeusz, Kirsty Buising, Allen C. Cheng, Paul Johnson, and Michael Richards
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne (C. Marshall, E. McBryde, D.P. Eisen, J. Sasadeusz, M. Richards); University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (C. Marshall, P. Johnson); World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Melbourne (A. Kelso, I.G. Barr); St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne (K. Buising); Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne (A.C. Cheng)

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Table 1

Number of patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus infection at each of 4 hospitals, Australia, August 24–December 16, 2009*

Hospital no. No. patients with confirmed pandemic (H1N1) 2009 No. inpatients No. ICU patients No. deaths
1 57 36 10 0
2 85 35 8 3
3 97 43 9 2
4 33 27 10 3

*ICU, intensive care unit.

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