In May 1997, a large, persistent epidemic of adenovirus type 4- associated acute respiratory disease began at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, the largest army basic training center. The epidemic lasted until December and declined when vaccine administration resumed. More than 1,000 male and female trainees were hospitalized; 66.1% of those hospitalized had an adenovirus type 4 isolate.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging infectious diseases|
|State||Published - 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases