Bacterial Coinfection May Have Contributed to H1N1 Deaths

(MEDSCAPE) — Bacterial coinfection with Streptococcus pneumoniae may have contributed to deaths in the United States from 2009 H1N1 influenza, according to the results of a study reported online first in the September 29 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are therefore urging pneumococcal vaccination when indicated.

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