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 1. Age-specific hospitalization rates/1,000 infants with dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome, Bangkok, Thailand, 1962–1964. Source: Halstead SB, et al. Am J Trop Med Hyg (17); cited with permission.
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