Lives and Costs Saved by Expanding and Expediting Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 224, Issue 6, 15 September 2021
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/224/6

 

COVID-2019
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Lives and Costs Saved by Expanding and Expediting Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination
Sarah M Bartsch, Patrick T Wedlock, Kelly J O’Shea, Sarah N Cox, Ulrich Strych
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 224, Issue 6, 15 September 2021, Pages 938–948, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiab233
Our study quantifies the potential value of decreasing vaccine hesitancy, increasing vaccination coverage, and how this may decrease with the time it takes to achieve coverage, emphasizing the need to reach high coverage levels as soon as possible, especially before fall/winter.