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Title: Excess mortality among the elderly in 12 European countries, February and March 2012
Authors: Mazick, A.
Gergonne, B.
Nielsen, J.
Wuillaume, F.
Virtanen, M.J.
Fouillet, A.
Uphoff, H.
Sideroglou, T.
Paldy, A.
Oza, A.
Nunes, B.
Flores-Segovia, V.M.
Junker, C.
McDonald, S.A.
Green, H.K.
Pebody, R.
Mølbak, K.
Keywords: Excesss
Estados de Saúde e de Doença
Issue Date: 5-Apr-2012
Publisher: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Citation: Euro Surveill. 2012 Apr 5;17(14). pii: 20138
Abstract: In February and March 2012, excess deaths among the elderly have been observed in 12 European countries that carry out weekly monitoring of all-cause mortality. These preliminary data indicate that the impact of influenza in Europe differs from the recent pandemic and post-pandemic seasons. The current excess mortality among the elderly may be related to the return of influenza A(H3N2) virus, potentially with added effects of a cold snap.
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