Jö Fitzner

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BACKGROUND The timing of the biannual WHO influenza vaccine composition selection and production cycle has been historically directed to the influenza seasonality patterns in the temperate regions of the northern and southern hemispheres. Influenza activity, however, is poorly understood in the tropics with multiple peaks and identifiable year-round(More)
AIM The evidence needed for tropical countries to take informed decisions on influenza vaccination is scarce. This article reviews policy, availability, use and effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in tropical and subtropical countries. METHOD Global health databases were searched in three thematic areas - policy, availability and protective(More)
Adaptive scheduling meets the need to react in a predictable manner to dynamic, unpredictable changes in the computing system environment. Our TAFT (Time-Aware, Fault-Tolerant) scheduling approach especially addresses the realization of this important property for future real-time applications. The main idea is to trade timeliness of tasks to be executed(More)
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