Pandemic (H1N1) 2009–associated Deaths Detected by Unexplained Death and Medical Examiner Surveillance
Christine H. Lees
, Catherine Avery, Ryan Asherin, Jean Rainbow, Richard Danila, Chad Smelser, Ann Schmitz, Stephen Ladd-Wilson, Kurt B. Nolte, Kayla Nagle, and Ruth Lynfield
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (C.H. Lees, J. Rainbow, R. Danila, K. Nagle, R. Lynfield); New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (C. Avery, C. Smelser); Oregon Public Health Department, Portland, Oregon, USA (R. Asherin, S. Ladd-Wilson); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A. Schmitz); University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (K.B. Nolte)
Figure 2. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009–associated deaths, by age group and surveillance program, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Oregon, April–December 2009. White bar sections, deaths detected through hospital surveillance; black bar sections, deaths detected through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Emerging Infections Program Unexplained Deaths Program and Medical Examiner Infectious Disease Death Surveillance Program.
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