Optimizing allocation for a delayed influenza vaccination campaign

  title={Optimizing allocation for a delayed influenza vaccination campaign},
  author={Jan Medlock and Lauren Ancel Meyers and Alison P. Galvani},
  booktitle={PLoS currents},
During unexpected infectious disease outbreaks, public health agencies must make effective use of limited resources. Vaccine distribution may be delayed and staggered through time, as underscored by the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Using a mathematical model parametrized with data from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, we found that optimal allocations of vaccine among people in different age groups and people with high-risk conditions depends on the schedule of vaccine availability relative to the… CONTINUE READING

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