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Modelling the population-level impact of vaccination on the transmission of human papillomavirus type 16 in Australia

Regan, David G; Philp, David; Hocking, Jane S; Law, Matthew G

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Background: Vaccines are now available to prevent the development of cervical cancer from genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. The decision to vaccinate depends on a vaccine's cost-effectiveness. A rigorous cost-effectiveness model for vaccinated individuals is presented in a companion paper; this paper investigates the additional benefits the community might receive from herd immunity. Methods: A mathematical model was developed to estimate the impact of a prophylactic vaccine on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/58040
Source: Sexual Health
DOI: 10.1071/SH07042

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