Possible More Severe Influenza Season in USA 2016-17 – “The Brazil Effect”?

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Possible More Severe Influenza Season in USA 2016-17 – “The Brazil Effect”?

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Podcast

Hosts

Michael Smith

Featured Speaker

Christopher J. Harrison, MD

Length of Episode

13:07

Description

Brazil conducted a public vaccination campaign April – May 2016 that immunized 49 million people. However, Brazil’s Ministry of Health has reported 1,233 deaths through July 1, 2016 calling Brazil’s H1N1 p2009 season worse than at any time since the pandemic. With the “flu season” in Brazil usually from April through July, add severe H1N1 p2009 influenza as a hot topic about Brazil and Olympic travel, in addition to Zika virus and superbugs.

Listen in as Christopher J. Harrison, MD, discusses the possible implications for the U.S.?

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Publication Date

8-11-2016

Possible More Severe Influenza Season in USA 2016-17 – “The Brazil Effect”?

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