Published in Vaccine Weekly, November 10th, 2004
"This paper treats a stochastic model for an SIR (susceptible --> infective --> removed) multitype household epidemic. The community is assumed to be closed, individuals are of different types and each individual belongs to a household. Previously obtained probabilistic and inferential results for the model are used to derive the optimal vaccination scheme. By this is meant the scheme that vaccinates the fewest among all vaccination schemes that reduce the threshold parameter below 1," scientists in England and...
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