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Estimation of the National Disease Burden of Influenza-Associated Severe Acute Respiratory Illness in Kenya and Guatemala: A Novel Methodology

  • James A. Fuller equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: James A. Fuller, Aimee Summers

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Access Center, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Aimee Summers equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: James A. Fuller, Aimee Summers

    Affiliation: International Vaccine Access Center, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mark A. Katz,

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Collaboration, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Kim A. Lindblade,

    Affiliations: Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regional Office for Central America and Panama, Guatemala City, Guatemala

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  • Henry Njuguna,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Collaboration, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Wences Arvelo,

    Affiliations: Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regional Office for Central America and Panama, Guatemala City, Guatemala

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  • Sammy Khagayi,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Collaboration, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Gideon Emukule,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Collaboration, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Nivaldo Linares-Perez,

    Affiliations: Influenza Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regional Office for Central America, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • John McCracken,

    Affiliation: Center for Health Studies, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala

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  • D. James Nokes,

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research–Coast, Kilifi, Kenya, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

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  • Mwanajuma Ngama,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research–Coast, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Sidi Kazungu,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research–Coast, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Joshua A. Mott,

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Collaboration, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Sonja J. Olsen,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Marc-Alain Widdowson,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Daniel R. Feikin mail

    dfeikin@jhsph.edu

    Affiliations: International Vaccine Access Center, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: February 27, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056882

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