Evidence-Based Tool for Triggering School Closures during Influenza Outbreaks, Japan


Show simple item record Sasaki, Asami en_US Hoen, Anne Gatewood en_US Ozonoff, Al en_US Suzuki, Hiroshi en_US Tanabe, Naohito en_US Seki, Nao en_US Saito, Reiko en_US Brownstein, John S. en_US 2011-12-29T22:48:41Z 2011-12-29T22:48:41Z 2011-12-29
dc.identifier.citation Sasaki, Asami, Anne Gatewood Hoen, Al Ozonoff, Hiroshi Suzuki, Naohito Tanabe, Nao Seki, Reiko Saito, John S. Brownstein. "Evidence-based Tool for Triggering School Closures during Influenza Outbreaks, Japan" 15(11): 1841-1843. (2009) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1080-6059 en_US
dc.description.abstract Guidelines available to school administrators to support school closure decisions during influenza outbreaks are usually not evidence-based. Using empirical data on absentee rates of elementary school students in Japan, we developed a simple and practical algorithm for determining the optimal timing of school closures for control of influenza outbreaks. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Takemi Program (2008-2009) of the Japan Foundation for the Promotion of International Medical Research Cooperation; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease; National Institutes of Health Research; Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention en_US
dc.subject Outbreaks en_US
dc.subject Influenza en_US
dc.subject Population surveillance en_US
dc.subject Software design en_US
dc.subject Public health en_US
dc.subject Prevention and control en_US
dc.subject Expedited en_US
dc.subject Schools en_US
dc.subject Japan en_US
dc.subject Dispatch en_US
dc.title Evidence-Based Tool for Triggering School Closures during Influenza Outbreaks, Japan en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3201/eid1511.090798 en_US
dc.identifier.pubmedid 19891880 en_US
dc.identifier.pmcid 2857248 en_US

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