Periodicals>Journal Article:  Earn, Andrews, Bolker (22 January 2014), Population-level effects of suppressing fever, Retrieved on 2016-03-06
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    06 MAR 2016

     Fever Reducing Medicines Increase the Spread of Infection

    To put our lower bound for fp into perspective, consider that approximately 41 400 (95% CI: 27 100–55 700) deaths per year are attributed to seasonal influenza epidemics in the United States [43] (and an order of magnitude more worldwide [44]). Taken at face value, our results indicate, for example, that if Embedded Image then at least 700 deaths per year (95% CI: 30–2100) (and many more serious illnesses) could be prevented in the US alone by avoiding antipyretic medication for the treat...
    Folksonomies: medicine fever influenza
    Folksonomies: medicine fever influenza
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