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Saturday, July 25, 2009

Which groups at high risk for severe illness from Influenza A (H1N1) infection?

Which groups at high risk for severe illness from Influenza A (H1N1) infection?




* Children younger than 5 years old

* Persons aged 65 years and older

* Children and adolescents (< 18 years) on long term aspirin therapy

* Pregnant women

* Adults and children with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, organ failure, cardiovascular disease , hepatic, heamatological, neurologic, neuromuscular or metabolic disorders such as Diabetes Mellitus

* Adults and children who have immunosuppression

* Residents of nursing homes and other chronic care facilities

1 comment:

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