And the previous experiences that are now coming to light form a strong argument for getting the swine flu vaccine, Treanor added.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has much more on H1N1 influenza.
SOURCES: Anand Kumar, M.D., intensivist, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, and associate professor, critical care and infectious disease, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; Tamara R. Kuittinen, M.D. emergency physician, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; John J. Treanor, M.D., professor, medicine and microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.; Nathan Litman, MD, director, pediatrics, and chief, pediatric infectious diseases, Children's Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City; Edward Walsh, M.D., professor, medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, and chief, infectious diseases, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, N.Y.; Nov. 4, 2009, Journal of the American Medical Association
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