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The impact of demographic change on the estimated future burden of infectious diseases: examples from hepatitis B and seasonal influenza in the Netherlands

Scott A McDonald1*, Alies van Lier1, Dietrich Plass2 and Mirjam EE Kretzschmar13

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1 Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, Bilthoven, 3720, BA, the Netherlands

2 Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

3 Julius Centre for Health Sciences & Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:1046  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1046

Published: 5 December 2012

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