Table 2

Mass vaccination campaigns in the northern hemisphere.1,2

Country

Mass vaccination starting date

Final vaccine uptake, %

Daily administration rate, %3


China

September 14, 2009

6

0.04


Hungary

October 1, 2009

30

0.24


United States

October 5, 2009

27

0.2


Canada

October 12, 2009

45

0.4


Italy

October 12, 2009

1.5

0.01


Japan

October 19, 2009

17

0.15


Israel

October 19, 2009

9

0.03


France

October 20, 2009

9

0.08


Sweden

October 21, 2009

60

0.35


UK

October 26, 2009

8

0.05


Germany

October 26, 2009

8

0.1


Portugal

October 26, 2009

3

0.04


Finland

October 26, 2009

50

0.4


Austria

October 26, 2009

3.3

0.03


Ireland

October 31, 2009

17

0.1


Denmark

November 2, 2009

6

0.07


Turkey

November 2, 2009

3

0.02


Iceland

November 2, 2009

40

0.35


Belgium

November 2, 2009

7.5

0.07


Slovenia

November 2, 2009

5

0.05


Netherlands

November 9, 2009

25

1.1


Switzerland

November 15, 2009

15

0.2


Spain

November 16, 2009

4.5

0.05


Greece

November 16, 2009

3

0.05


Tunisia

November 16, 2009

2.6

0.05


Czech Republic

November 23, 2009

0.6

0.01


Norway

December 1, 2009

45

0.3


1Data on the timing and final population coverage of mass vaccination campaigns in the countries of the northern hemisphere, during the 2009 to 2010 winter season.

2Sources of the data are reported in Additional file 1, Table S4.

3The daily administration rate per country was calculated by assuming a constant rate during the vaccination period indicated by the data up to the final uptake value reached in each country.

Tizzoni et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:165   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-165

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