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Influenza Research and Treatment
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 947906, 7 pages
Factors Associated with Increased Risk Perception of Pandemic Influenza in Australia
1School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, NSW 1797, Australia
2New South Wales Department of Health, Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW 2059, Australia
Received 15 December 2009; Accepted 15 June 2010
Academic Editor: Menno D. de Jong
Copyright © 2010 Jennifer Jacobs 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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