Optimising cost-effectiveness of pandemic response under partial intervention measures

@article{Nguyen2022OptimisingCO,
  title={Optimising cost-effectiveness of pandemic response under partial intervention measures},
  author={Quang Dang Nguyen and Mikhail Prokopenko},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2022},
  volume={abs/2205.08996}
}
The COVID-19 pandemic created enormous public health and socioeconomic challenges. The health effects of vaccination and non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) were often contrasted with significant social and economic costs. We describe a general framework aimed to derive adaptive costeffective interventions, adequate for both recent and emerging pandemic threats. We also quantify the net health benefits and propose a reinforcement learning approach to optimise adaptive NPIs. The approach… 

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