Respiratory Infection in Institutions during Early Stages of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Emerging Infectious Diseases (Impact Factor: 6.75). 12/2009; 15(12):2001-3. DOI: 10.3201/eid1512.091022
Source: PubMed


Outbreaks of respiratory infection in institutions in Ontario, Canada were studied from April 20 to June 12, 2009, during the early stages of the emergence of influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009. Despite widespread presence of influenza in the general population, only 2 of 83 outbreaks evaluated by molecular methods were associated with pandemic (H1N1) 2009.

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