September 30, 2009
7:00 am

Bacterial Co-Infections Common In Fatal Cases of Influenza

Many people who have died from 2009 H1N1 influenza in the United States had co-infections with a common bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus) which likely contributed to their death, according to a report published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.


This article originally appeared here: https://tools.cdc.gov/api/embed/downloader/download.asp?m=132608&c=308889. The source website for this article is CDC Newsroom Feed.
The original publication date for this article is September 30, 2009 12:00 pm

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