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Incorporating population dynamics into household models of infectious disease transmission

Glass, Kathryn; McCaw, James; McVernon, Jodie


Most household models of disease transmission assume static household distributions. Although this is a reasonable simplification for assessing vaccination strategies at a single point in time or over the course of an outbreak, it has considerable drawbacks for assessing long term vaccination policies or for predicting future changes in immunity. We demonstrate that household models that include births, deaths and movement between households can show dramatically different patterns of infection...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Epidemics: the journal of infectious disease dynamics
DOI: 10.1016/j.epidem.2011.05.001


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