Total cost of intervention strategies for 5 pandemic severity categories. Total pandemic cost for each severity category. Costs shown by colour coded columns according to pandemic severity, with cost per person in community shown on left axis. Intervention strategies are listed on horizontal axis. Attack rates (AR) for each strategy appear with each strategy label. Values are for a pandemic with unmitigated transmissibility of R0 = 1.8. Interventions abbreviated as: SC – school closure; CCR – 50% community contact reduction; WR – 50% workforce reduction; 4, 8 – intervention duration in weeks; cont – continuous duration; AV – antiviral treatment of diagnosed symptomatic cases and antiviral prophylaxis of household members of diagnosed symptomatic cases.
Kelso et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:211 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-211