Swine Flu Outbreak 15 Times Deadlier Than Thought

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The number of people who died of swine flu during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic may be about 15 times higher than originally calculated, according to a new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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    A new study has revealed that the swine flu pandemic of 2009 killed an estimated 284,500 people, about 15 times the number confirmed by laboratory tests at the time. It also shows that more than half the swine flu deaths occurred in Africa and south-east ...
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