Inferring influenza infection attack rate from seroprevalence data.

Author(s): Wu JT, Leung K, Perera RA, Chu DK, Lee CK, Hung IF, Lin CK, Lo SV, Lau YL, Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Peiris JSJournal: PLoS PathogPMID: 24699693 April 2014
Seroprevalence survey is the most practical method for accurately estimating infection attack rate (IAR) in an epidemic such as influenza.…

School closure and mitigation of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Hong Kong.

Author(s): Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Lau EH, Ip DK, Ho LM, Tsang T, Chuang SK, Leung PY, Lo SV, Liu SH, Riley SJournal: Emerg Infect DisPMID: 20202441 March 2010
In Hong Kong, kindergartens and primary schools were closed when local transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 was identified. Secondary schools…