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Control of transmission with two types of infection

Ball, Frank; Becker, Niels


The effectiveness of a vaccination strategy to control transmission of an infectious disease depends on the way vaccine doses are distributed to individuals in a community of households. Here we show that this dependence is more complicated when acquisition and severity of illness are determined by the size of the infecting dose, as is thought to be the case for measles and varicella. Two alternative formulations for the way vaccination changes an individual's susceptibility and infectivity...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Mathematical Biosciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.mbs.2005.12.024


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