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The Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community (EPIC) study conducted by CDC and three U.S. children’s hospitals and five U.S. adult medical centers estimated the burden of community-acquired pneumonia hospitalizations among U.S. children and adults from January 1, 2010 – June 30, 2012.


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EPIC sitesThree U.S. children’s hospitals, five U.S. adult medical centers, and CDC participated in the EPIC study.



EPIC has conducted and published studies on burden of community-acquired pneumonia.