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Volume 21, Number 1—January 2015

Kyasanur Forest Disease Outbreak and Vaccination Strategy, Shimoga District, India, 2013–2014

S.K. Kiran, Achhelal Pasi, Satish Kumar, Gudadappa S. Kasabi, Prabhakara Gujjarappa, Aakash Shrivastava, Sanjay Mehendale, L.S. Chauhan, Kayla F. Laserson, and Manoj V. MurhekarComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India (S.K. Kiran, S. Mehendale, M. Murhekar); National Centre for Disease Control, Delhi, India (A. Pasi, S. Kumar, A. Shrivastava, L.S. Chauhan, K.F. Laserson); Department of Health and Family Welfare, Shimoga, India (G.S. Kasabi); Thirthahalli Taluk Hospital, Thirthahalli, India (P. Gujjarappa)

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Distribution of patients with laboratory-confirmed Kyasanur Forest disease, by age and sex, Shimoga District, Karnataka State, India, December 31, 2013–April 7, 2014

Characteristic No. persons infected/no. total in affected villages Attack rate/1,000 population
Age group, y
0–4 3/677 4.4
5–14 15/1,347 11.1
15–59 74/5,190 14.3
M 62/4,001 15.5
Total 106/7,876 13.5

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