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Direct and indirect effects of influenza vaccination

  • Martin Eichner1, 2Email author,
  • Markus Schwehm3,
  • Linda Eichner1 and
  • Laetitia Gerlier4
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:308

Received: 21 December 2016

Accepted: 11 April 2017

Published: 26 April 2017

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Original Submission
21 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fabio Tramuto
10 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - J Tuells
24 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Martin Eichner
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
26 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2399-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Epimos GmbH, Dusslingen, Germany
Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Applied Biometry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
ExploSYS GmbH, Leinfelden, Germany
QuintilesIMS, Real-World Evidence Solutions, Zaventem, Belgium