Table 1

Details of eligibility criteria used for screening the studies

Inclusion criteria

Exclusion Criteria


- Included research into influenza vaccine, or other vaccine that may bear resemblance to future influenza vaccination programs

- Influenza vaccine candidate was not a focus of the paper

- Vaccine research was targeted at children under 5 years

- Vaccines targeted at the elderly

- Gave an indication of answerability, efficacy, effectiveness, deliverability, disease burden reduction or impact on equity of a vaccine

- Papers not directly relating to vaccine development and its impact


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