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In 2007, influenza caused 411 deaths: 79 of them in persons aged 75-84 years and 139 of them in persons aged 85 years and older (Xu et al, 2007)

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About 15%-20% of hospitalized Lassa fever patients will die from the illness. It is estimated that the overall mortality rate is 1%, however during epidemics mortality can climb as high as 50% (Wikipedia)

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During a 6-week period in 2003 in a long term care facility for elderly persons, 56 residents and 26 staff developed respiratory illness in a long-term facility; 12 residents died (Louie et al, 2005)

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Rotavirus was estimated to be the cause of 37 deaths annually when data were extrapolated to the US population (Fischer et al, 2007)

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Less than 1% for people aged 24 or younger, 6% for those 25 to 44, 15% for those 45 to 64, and more than 50% for those over 65 (Update 49)

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Human Astrovirus causes infectious diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. 

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There are two types of Coxsackievirus, Type A and Type B. Type A viruses cause blisters in the mouth, throat, hands, etc. (HFMD). It can also cause inflammation of the eyelids and white part of the eye. Type B causes fever, lung and abdominal pain, and headaches. It may be a cause for diabetes as well. Both types may cause meningitis and other diseases, but this is less likely. 

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The Hepatitis A virus causes Hepatitis A. The symptoms of this infectious disease of the liver are: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, jaundice, fever, and abdominal pain. 

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When someone is infected with norovirus, the virus mainly affects the small intestine. The disease is usually self-limiting, with symptoms including: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Lethargy, weakness, headaches and muscle aches, and fevers may occur. 

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