BMC Infectious Diseases (Accessed 20 May 2017)

BMC Infectious Diseases
(Accessed 20 May 2017)

Research article
Estimation of the burden of varicella in Europe before the introduction of universal childhood immunization
Varicella is generally considered a mild disease. Disease burden is not well known and country-level estimation is challenging. As varicella disease is not notifiable, notification criteria and rates vary between…
Margarita Riera-Montes, Kaatje Bollaerts, Ulrich Heininger, Niel Hens, Giovanni Gabutti, Angel Gil, Bayad Nozad, Grazina Mirinaviciute, Elmira Flem, Audrey Souverain, Thomas Verstraeten and Susanne Hartwig
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:353
Published on: 18 May 2017

A framework for evaluating epidemic forecasts
Over the past few decades, numerous forecasting methods have been proposed in the field of epidemic forecasting. Such methods can be classified into different categories such as deterministic vs. probabilistic…
Farzaneh Sadat Tabataba, Prithwish Chakraborty, Naren Ramakrishnan, Srinivasan Venkatramanan, Jiangzhuo Chen, Bryan Lewis and Madhav Marathe
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:345
Published on: 15 May 2017