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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  • Swine Flu Outbreak In 2009 Was 15 Times Deadlier Than Thought: Study
    NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - The swine flu pandemic of 2009 killed an estimated 284,500 people, some 15 times the number confirmed by laboratory tests at the time, according to a new study by an international group of scientists. The study, published on ...
    06/26/2012 - 4:28 am | View Link
  • 2009 swine flu outbreak was 15 times deadlier: study
    The study, published on Tuesday in the London-based journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, said the toll might have been even higher - as many as 579,000 people. The original count, compiled by the World Health Organization, put the number at 18,500.
    06/25/2012 - 7:50 pm | View Link
  • Swine flu outbreak was 15 times deadlier: study
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  • Swine flu outbreak 15 times deadlier: study
    A new study has revealed that the swine flu pandemic of 2009 was about 15 times deadlier than first thought, killing about 284,500 people. It also shows that more than half the swine flu deaths occurred in Africa and south-east Asia, which account for only ...
    06/25/2012 - 1:41 pm | View Link
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