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Pandemic controllability: a concept to guide a proportionate and flexible operational response to future influenza pandemics

McCaw, James; Glass, Kathryn; Mercer, Geoffry; McVernon, Jodie

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The 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic posed challenges for governments worldwide. Strategies designed to limit community transmission, such as antiviral deployment, were largely ineffective due to both feasibility constraints and the generally mild nature of disease, resulting in incomplete case ascertainment. Reviews of national pandemic plans have identified pandemic impact, primarily linked to measures of transmissibility and severity, as a key concept to incorporate into the next generation of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20913
Source: Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdt058

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