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The historical Japanese influenza vaccination program targeted at schoolchildren provides a unique opportunity to evaluate the indirect benefits of vaccinating high-transmitter groups to mitigate disease burden among seniors. Here

Background
The historical Japanese influenza vaccination program targeted at schoolchildren provides a unique opportunity to evaluate the indirect benefits of vaccinating high-transmitter groups to mitigate disease burden among seniors. Here we characterize the indirect mortality benefits of vaccinating schoolchildren based on data from Japan and the US.
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  • 2011-11-07
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026282
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      1045-3830
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      1939-1560

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    Charu, V., Viboud, C., Simonsen, L., Sturm-Ramirez, K., Shinjoh, M., Chowell, G., . . . Sugaya, N. (2011). Influenza-Related Mortality Trends in Japanese and American Seniors: Evidence for the Indirect Mortality Benefits of Vaccinating Schoolchildren. PLoS ONE, 6(11). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026282

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