Effectiveness of vaccination and wearing masks on seasonal influenza in Matsumoto City, Japan, in the 2014/2015 season: An observational study among all elementary schoolchildren

@inproceedings{Uchida2017EffectivenessOV,
  title={Effectiveness of vaccination and wearing masks on seasonal influenza in Matsumoto City, Japan, in the 2014/2015 season: An observational study among all elementary schoolchildren},
  author={Mitsuo Uchida and Minoru Kaneko and Yoshihiko Hidaka and Hiroshi Yamamoto and Takayuki Honda and Shouhei Takeuchi and Masaya M. Saito and S. Randall Kawa},
  booktitle={Preventive medicine reports},
  year={2017}
}
Measures of seasonal influenza control are generally divided into two categories: pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions. The effectiveness of these measures remains unclear, because of insufficient study sample size and/or differences in study settings. This observational epidemiological study involved all elementary schoolchildren in… CONTINUE READING