Age-Stratified Model to Assess Health Outcomes of COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies, Ghana
Sylvia K. Ofori, Jessica S. Schwind, Kelly L. Sullivan, Gerardo Chowell, Benjamin J. Cowling, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung
Author affiliations: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (S.K. Ofori); Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Statesboro, Georgia, USA (S.K. Ofori, K.L. Sullivan, I.C.-H. Fung); Georgia Southern University Institute for Health Logistics and Analytics, Statesboro (J.S. Schwind); Georgia State University School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (G. Chowell); WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, The University of Hong Kong School of Public Health, Pokfulam, Hong Kong (B.J. Cowling)
Figure 2. Effects of various vaccination scenarios on the number of cumulative infections averted (upper panels) and the number of deaths averted (lower panels) in the general population, Ghana. The assessment used 2 different contact matrices in the main analysis and an effective reproductive number of 3.13 for the initial strain. A) Results assuming 1 million persons were vaccinated in 3 months. B) Results assuming 1 million persons were vaccinated in 6 months.
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