Pandemic influenza

Early intervention in an influenza pandemic with a pre-pandemic vaccine

Sam Lovick Consulting presented the following at the 7th International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics in December 2019. It addresses the health benefits that could arise in the US from a vaccine available at pandemic onset which is not precisely matched to the circulating strain. The modelled vaccine is sufficiently closely matched to provide some level, albeit a lower level, of protection against infection.