[Evidence-based public health for pandemic flu].

@article{Wada2010EvidencebasedPH,
  title={[Evidence-based public health for pandemic flu].},
  author={Koji Wada and Hiroshi Ohta and Hiroko Sakaguchi},
  journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={1722-6}
}
Various public health interventions for mitigating the effect of pandemic flu such as quarantine, school closures, and social distancing have been implemented in Japan for influenza A (H1N1) 2009. However, there has been arguments on the effectiveness of these interventions. Evidence for the effectiveness of public health interventions often does not meet the criteria used in evidence-based medicine (EBM) because of the study design used in evidence-based public health (EBPH). Public health… CONTINUE READING

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