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From the Publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine

Household Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in the United States Household Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in the United States Household Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in the United States

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Household Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in the United States
S. Cauchemez and Others

This study shows that when a member of the household became infected with the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus, household contacts less than 18 years of age were twice as susceptible to an acute respiratory illness as were those 19 to 50 years of age, whereas contacts older than 50 years were less susceptible.

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