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Vaccination against 2009 pandemic H1N1 in a population dynamical model of Vancouver, Canada: timing is everything

Jessica M Conway12, Ashleigh R Tuite3, David N Fisman3, Nathaniel Hupert45, Rafael Meza1, Bahman Davoudi1, Krista English1, P van den Driessche6, Fred Brauer2, Junling Ma6, Lauren Ancel Meyers7, Marek Smieja8, Amy Greer39, Danuta M Skowronski10, David L Buckeridge1112, Jeffrey C Kwong133, Jianhong Wu14, Seyed M Moghadas14, Daniel Coombs2, Robert C Brunham1 and Babak Pourbohloul115*

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Mathematical Modeling, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, V5Z 4R4 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2 Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

3 Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

4 Departments of Public Health and Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA

5 New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA

6 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

7 Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

8 Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

9 Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

10 Epidemiology Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

11 Surveillance Lab, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada

12 Bureau de surveillance épidémiologique, Direction de santé publique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

13 Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

14 Centre for Disease Modelling, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

15 School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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BMC Public Health 2011, 11:932  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-932

Published: 14 December 2011

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