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Volume 18, Number 9—September 2012

CME ACTIVITY

Effectiveness and Timing of Vaccination during School Measles Outbreak

Axel Antonio Bonačić MarinovićComments to Author , Corien Swaan, Ole Wichmann, Jim van Steenbergen, and Mirjam Kretzschmar
Author affiliations: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands (A.A. Bonačić Marinović, C. Swaan, J. van Steenbergen, M. Kretzschmar); University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands (A.A. Bonačić Marinović, M. Kretzschmar); Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany (O. Wichmann); and Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands (J. van Steenbergen)

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Figure 5

Percentage of measles outbreaks that become large for the indicated models. We considered those outbreaks that are ongoing at the moment of implementation of the vaccination campaign, indicated by the vaccination delay in the x-axis. BVR, baseline vaccination ratio; R0≈16, scenario in which basic reproduction number R0≈16 is considered; R0≈31, scenario in which basic reproduction number R0≈31 is considered; Reff, effective reproduction number.

Figure 5. . . . Percentage of measles outbreaks that become large for the indicated models. We considered those outbreaks that are ongoing at the moment of implementation of the vaccination campaign, indicated by the vaccination delay in the x-axis. BVR, baseline vaccination ratio; R0≈16, scenario in which basic reproduction number R0≈16 is considered; R0≈31, scenario in which basic reproduction number R0≈31 is considered; Reff, effective reproduction number.

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