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Research Article

Mitigation Strategies for Pandemic Influenza A: Balancing Conflicting Policy Objectives

  • T. Déirdre Hollingsworth equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: T. Déirdre Hollingsworth, Don Klinkenberg

    d.hollingsworth@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Control and Analysis, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Don Klinkenberg equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: T. Déirdre Hollingsworth, Don Klinkenberg

    Affiliation: Theoretical Epidemiology, Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Hans Heesterbeek,

    Affiliation: Theoretical Epidemiology, Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Roy M. Anderson

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Control and Analysis, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 10, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1001076

About the Authors

T. Déirdre Hollingsworth, Roy M. Anderson
MRC Centre for Outbreak Control and Analysis, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Don Klinkenberg, Hans Heesterbeek
Theoretical Epidemiology, Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: d.hollingsworth@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

Roy M. Anderson is a non-executive member of the board of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TDH DK HH RMA. Performed the experiments: TDH DK. Analyzed the data: TDH DK. Wrote the paper: TDH DK HH RMA.