Assessing infection control measures for pandemic influenza.

@article{Wein2009AssessingIC,
  title={Assessing infection control measures for pandemic influenza.},
  author={Lawrence M. Wein and Michael P. Atkinson},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={949-62}
}
We construct a mathematical model of aerosol (i.e., droplet-nuclei) transmission of influenza within a household containing one infected and embed it into an epidemic households model in which infecteds occasionally infect someone from another household; in a companion paper, we argue that the contribution from contact transmission is trivial for influenza and the contribution from droplet transmission is likely to be small. Our model predicts that the key infection control measure is the use… CONTINUE READING

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