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An Infectious Interest: Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases in Australia

Vette, Kaitlyn

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While placed in the Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance Section in the Office of Health Protection at the Australian Government Department of Health, I focused on five projects. Using the World Health Organization's (WHO) Pandemic Influenza Severity Assessment (PISA), I established parameters and thresholds to measure the transmissibility, seriousness and impact of circulating influenza in Australia. I found that when these measures were applied to the 2017 influenza season,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/172078
DOI: 10.25911/5da986dc4367b

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