Table 1

Basic characteristics of the models investigateda

POLYMOD

Roxanne

CoRoVa


Developers

HPA

GSK

University Groningen

Funding

EU

GSK

SPMSD

Software platform

Excel

Excel

Excel

Dynamic vs. static

Static

Statistic

Static

Deterministic vs. stochastic

Deterministic

Deterministic

Deterministic

Open vs. closed

Open

Closed

Closed

Cohort vs. population-based

Multi-cohort

Cohort

Cohort


Special features

Stepwise waning

Breastfeeding effects modeled

In- between dose efficacies modeled


aSpecific questions regarding the three models should be attended to Dr Raymond Hutubessy (email address: hutubessyr@who.int)

Postma et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:84   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-84

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