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 Post subject: MMWR Week 8
PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:00 am 
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Mortality data:

Total: 11,642
>65: 7893
45-64: 2685
25-44: 608
1-24: 231
<1: 221
P&I: 910
Proportion of P&I: 7.8%

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 Post subject: Re: MMWR Week 8
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Total: 11,219
>65: 7572
45-64: 2644
25-44: 596
1-24: 205
<1: 200
P&I: 825
Proportion of P&I: 7.4%

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 Post subject: Re: MMWR Week 8
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Last year:

Total: 12,077
>65: 7917
45-64: 2826
25-44: 799
1-24: 277
<1: 255
P&I: 864
Proportion of P&I: 7.2%

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 Post subject: Re: MMWR Week 8
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Only 1 pediatric influenza-associated death was reported: FL.

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 Post subject: Re: MMWR Week 8
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221 new cases of invasive S. pneumoniae infections were reported, bringing the YTD total to 2048 versus 663 for the same time last year.

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 Post subject: Re: MMWR Week 8
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It looks like the MMWR started tracking invasive S. pneumoniae infections ca. 2000. This is, by far, the most ever reported through this part of the year. Something is happening, but what?

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 Post subject: Re: MMWR Week 8
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MKey are you reading this? Can you offer any insight into why there might be such extremely high levels of S. pneumoniae this year versus all others for which we have data?

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