How cost effective is universal varicella vaccination in developing countries? A case-study from Colombia.


OBJECTIVE Varicella vaccination has not been introduced worldwide, especially in developing countries. The present study assesses the potential epidemiological and economic impact of one-dose and two-dose varicella vaccination schemes in Colombia, a south American upper middle-income country. METHODS A decision-tree based model was developed. Varicella… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.10.100


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