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Epidemiology of respiratory viral infections in two long-term refugee camps in Kenya, 2007-2010

  • Jamal A Ahmed1, 7Email author,
  • Mark A Katz1,
  • Eric Auko2,
  • M Kariuki Njenga1,
  • Michelle Weinberg3,
  • Bryan K Kapella3,
  • Heather Burke1,
  • Raymond Nyoka1,
  • Anthony Gichangi1,
  • Lilian W Waiboci1,
  • Abdirahman Mahamud2,
  • Mohamed Qassim4,
  • Babu Swai4,
  • Burton Wagacha4,
  • David Mutonga5,
  • Margaret Nguhi6,
  • Robert F Breiman1 and
  • Rachel B Eidex1
BMC Infectious Diseases201212:7

Received: 11 September 2011

Accepted: 17 January 2012

Published: 17 January 2012

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Original Submission
11 Sep 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paul Turner
22 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Brad Gessner
6 Jan 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jamal A Ahmed
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Jan 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Jan 2012 Editorially accepted
17 Jan 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-12-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kenya Medical Research Institute
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation
International Rescue Committee
KEMRI/CDC, Mbagathi Road off Mbagathi Way, KEMRI Compound