Brian Smyth

Mary Chamberland1
Tricia L Larose1
Maria Zambon1
1Mary Chamberland
1Tricia L Larose
1Maria Zambon
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The United Kingdom implemented a containment strategy for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 through administering antiviral agents (AVs) to patients and their close contacts. This observational household cohort study describes the effect of AVs on household transmission. We followed 285 confirmed primary cases in 259 households with 761 contacts. At 2 weeks, the(More)
  • Sarah J O'Brien, Tricia L Larose, Goutam K Adak, Meirion R Evans, Clarence C Tam, Paul Cook +3 others
  • 2016
OBJECTIVE To generate estimates of the burden of UK-acquired foodborne disease accounting for uncertainty. DESIGN A modelling study combining data from national public health surveillance systems for laboratory-confirmed infectious intestinal disease (IID) and outbreaks of foodborne disease and 2 prospective, population-based studies of IID in the(More)
Public health risk communication during emergencies should be rapid and accurate in order to allow the audience to take steps to prevent adverse outcomes. Delays to official communications may cause unnecessary anxiety due to uncertainty or inaccurate information circulating within the at-risk group. Modern electronic communications present opportunities(More)
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