Effects of School Closure on Incidence of Pandemic Influenza in
David J.D. Earn, PhD; Daihai He, PhD, et al.
Ann Intern Med
Analysis of data from unrestricted virologic testing during an influenza pandemic provides compelling evidence that closing schools can have dramatic effects on transmission of pandemic influenza. School closure seems to be an effective strategy for slowing the spread of pandemic influenza in countries with social contact networks similar to those in Canada.
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