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Strategies for antiviral stockpiling for future influenza pandemics: A global epidemic-economic perspective

Carrasco, Luis R; Lee, Vernon; Chen, Mark; Matchar, David B.; Thompson, James P.; Cook, Alex R


Influenza pandemics present a global threat owing to their potential mortality and substantial economic impacts. Stockpiling antiviral drugs to manage a pandemic is an effective strategy to offset their negative impacts; however, little is known about the long-term optimal size of the stockpile under uncertainty and the characteristics of different countries. Using an epidemic-economic model we studied the effect on total mortality and costs of antiviral stockpile sizes for Brazil, China,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Royal Society. Interface
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2010.0715


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