Exploiting routinely collected severe case data to monitor and predict influenza outbreaks

Abstract Background Influenza remains a significant burden on health systems. Effective responses rely on the timely understanding of the magnitude and the evolution of an outbreak. For monitoring purposes, data on severe cases of influenza in England are reported weekly to Public Health England. Th...

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Main Authors: Alice Corbella, Xu-Sheng Zhang, Paul J. Birrell, Nicki Boddington, Richard G. Pebody, Anne M. Presanis, Daniela De Angelis
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-06-01
Series:BMC Public Health
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12889-018-5671-7