Using Mathematical Models to Assess Responses to an Outbreak of an Emerged Viral Respiratory Disease

This report was commissioned by the Department of Health and Ageing. It uses mathematical transmission models to evaluate the alternative interventions available for the control of an emerged pandemic of influenza.

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Final report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing by
Niels G. Becker, Kathryn Glass, Belinda Barnes, Peter Caley, David Philp
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health,
Australian National University

James McCaw, Jodie McVernon
School of Population Health,
University of Melbourne

James Wood
National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance,
University of Sydney

National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health

April 2006

ISBN: 1-74186-357-0
Online ISBN: 1-74186-358-9
Publications Approval Number: P3-2418



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