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Logistics of control for an influenza pandemic.

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Antiviral drugs will initially be the mainstay of pharmaceutical intervention in an influenza pandemic. Used primarily for therapeutic treatment, they can also lower transmission in the community. We use mathematical modelling to study the impact of different antiviral coverage strategies, with a limited stockpile. Aggressive coverage offers several advantages, even if this should exhaust the stockpile prematurely. However, where a sub-group of the population has a high mortality risk, a stra...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Epidemics
Volume:
1
Issue:
2
Pages:
83-88
Publication date:
2009-06-01
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EISSN:
1878-0067
ISSN:
1755-4365
Source identifiers:
209949
Language:
English
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pubs:209949
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uuid:7e8e141c-0961-462b-9afb-4a69885f55c1
Local pid:
pubs:209949
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2013-11-16

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