Cost-benefit analysis of vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis among French troops

  title={Cost-benefit analysis of vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis among French troops},
  author={Dr Guillaume Desjeux and Laurent Galoisy-Guibal and Cyrille Colin},
Background: French troops are exposed to tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) during their tours of duty in the Balkans. This disease, potentially serious because of its lethality and morbidity, has an effective vaccination. The epidemiological characteristics of TBE in the Balkans are not well known. Objective: In order to provide the French Department of Defence with arguments on the utility of vaccinating troops on missions in this area of Europe, we conducted a cost-benefit study. Design and… CONTINUE READING
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