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Type Journal Article - Emerging infectious diseases
Title Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and Hajj pilgrims who received predeparture vaccination, Egypt
Volume 17
Issue 7
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2011
Page numbers 1266
URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3381419/
In Egypt, vaccination against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus was required of pilgrims departing for the 2009 Hajj. A survey of 551 pilgrims as they returned to Egypt found 542 (98.1% [weighted]) reported receiving the vaccine; 6 (1.0% [weighted]) were infected with influenza virus A (H3N2) but none with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus.

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