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Potential impact of a maternal vaccine for RSV: a mathematical modelling study

Hogan, Alexandra; Campbell, Patricia T.; Blyth, Christopher C; Lim, Faye J; Fathima, Parveen; Davis, Stephanie; Moore, Hannah; Glass, Katie

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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a major cause of respiratory morbidity and one of the main causes of hospitalisation in young children. While there is currently no licensed vaccine for RSV, a vaccine candidate for pregnant women is undergoing phase 3 trials. We developed a compartmental age-structured model for RSV transmission, validated using linked laboratory-confirmed RSV hospitalisation records for metropolitan Western Australia. We adapted the model to incorporate a maternal RSV...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/247324
Source: Vaccine
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.09.043

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