Cost-Effective Control of Infectious Disease Outbreaks Accounting for Societal Reaction.

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Shannon M Fast ; Marta C González ; Natasha Markuzon
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4542207, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136059
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Background Studies of cost-effective disease prevention have typically focused on the tradeoff between the cost of disease transmission and the cost of applying control measures. We present a novel approach that also accounts for the cost of social disruptions resulting... View more
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