Hospital based human influenza surveillance in Bangladesh: Identifying pandemic risk
Start Date: 07/01/2008
End Date: 12/31/2010
The objectives of this influenza surveillance are to identify individuals and clusters of people presenting to hospitals with life threatening influenza virus infections and to characterize the diversity of influenza strains circulating in Bangladesh. It also characterises the epidemiology of influenza in the country as a whole and complements ongoing population-based surveillance in Dhaka.