Epidemiological case control study of 1918-1919 Pandemic Influenza published

A historical epidemiological study conducted by Dr. Jennifer Summers using modern statistical techniques (such as multivariate logistic regression) specifically investigated risk factors for mortality  from the 1918-19 influenza pandemic has been published. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/irv.12228/abstract

A group of unidentified WW1 NZ soldiers. Taken in 1917, in a NZ military training camp prior to deployment/embarkment to Europe. From private collection. Of note is that this case-control study found that large chest size, as per the man in the middle, was independently associated with risk of pandemic influenza mortality.

A group of unidentified WW1 NZ soldiers. Taken in 1917, in a NZ military training camp prior to deployment/embarkment to Europe. From private collection. Of note is that this case-control study found that large chest size, as per the man in the middle, was independently associated with risk of pandemic influenza mortality.

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