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Epidemiology Research International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 381597, 6 pages
The United Kingdom 2009 Swine Flu Outbreak As Recorded in Real Time by General Practitioners
1Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, Boston University School of Medicine, 11 Muzzey Street, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
2Basel Pharmacoepidemiology Unit, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital, Spitalsstrasse 26, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
3Castlemilk Group Practice, Dougrie Drive, Glasgow G45 9AW, UK
Received 4 May 2011; Accepted 16 June 2011
Academic Editor: Huibert Burger
Copyright © 2011 Hershel Jick et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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