Predicting the Evolution of the 2013 H7N9 Epidemic in China.

Predicting the Evolution of the 2013 H7N9 Epidemic in China. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2013;66(4):351-2 Authors: Yoshikura H PMID: 23883853 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Jpn J Infect Dis Source Type: research

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