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A 'small-world-like' model for comparing interventions aimed at preventing and controlling influenza pandemics

Fabrice Carrat12*, Julie Luong13, Hervé Lao1, Anne-Violaine Sallé1, Christian Lajaunie3 and Hans Wackernagel3

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1 Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris6, INSERM, UMR-S 707, Paris F-75012, France

2 Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Saint-Antoine, Paris F-75012, France

3 Centre de Géostatistique de l'Ecole des Mines de Paris, Fontainebleau F-77300, France

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BMC Medicine 2006, 4:26  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-4-26

Published: 23 October 2006

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Word file One-way sensitivity analysis table. A Word file showing one-way sensitivity analyses of the reference and the "combined interventions" scenarios to parameters governing the natural history of influenza infection or healthcare use.

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