FIGURE 6-3. Four options for responding to an influenza pandemic: mean net economic returns.

FIGURE 6-3

Four options for responding to an influenza pandemic: mean net economic returns. Notes: a) Bars show mean net returns for each option and assumed cost of vaccination. b) Option A: Similar to current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations, with production and use similar to current, intrapandemic recommendations (CDC, 1998). Assumed approximately 77 million vaccinees. Option B: Number of vaccines as outlined in Scenario A plus 20 million essential service providers (5 million health-care workers + 15 million other service providers). Option C: Aim to achieve a 40% coverage of total U.S. population. Option D: Aim to achieve 60% coverage of total U.S. population (Appendix II).

From: 6, Beyond the Biomedical Response

Cover of The Threat of Pandemic Influenza
The Threat of Pandemic Influenza: Are We Ready? Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats; Knobler SL, Mack A, Mahmoud A, et al., editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.

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