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BMC Infectious Diseases

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Vaccination strategies for future influenza pandemics: a severity-based cost effectiveness analysis

BMC Infectious Diseases201313:81

Received: 18 October 2012

Accepted: 7 February 2013

Published: 11 February 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
18 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stefano Merler
4 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Cecile Viboud
29 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Joel Kelso
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
11 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-81

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Western Australia