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The effects of demographic change on disease transmission and vaccine impact in a household structured population

Geard, Nicholas; Glass, Kathryn; McCaw, James; McBryde, Emma; Korb, Kevin; Keeling, Matt J.; McVernon, Jodie


The demographic structure of populations in both more developed and less developed countries is changing: increases in life expectancy and declining fertility have led to older populations and smaller households. The implications of these demographic changes for the spread and control of infectious diseases are not fully understood. Here we use an individual based model with realistic and dynamic age and household structure to demonstrate the marked effect that demographic change has on disease...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Epidemics: the journal of infectious disease dynamics
DOI: 10.1016/j.epidem.2015.08.002
Access Rights: Open Access


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