Affiliation: University of New South Wales
- Models of strategies for control of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome-a 40 year experience from AustraliaZhanhai Gao
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Vaccine 31:691-7. 2013..28 to 0.78 by 2060. The 99% reduction in both rubella and CRS incidence and low effective reproductive number (R≤0.28) we documented after 2010 are consistent with Australia having achieved rubella elimination...
- Modelling the impact of one-dose vs. two-dose vaccination regimens on the epidemiology of varicella zoster virus in AustraliaZ Gao
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
Epidemiol Infect 138:457-68. 2010..13% of pre-vaccination state, respectively) but also considerably fewer breakthrough varicella cases (only 11.4% of one-dose strategy). Therefore a two-dose infant vaccination programme would be a better long-term strategy for Australia...
- Control of varicella in the post-vaccination era in Australia: a model-based assessment of catch-up and infant vaccination strategies for the futureZ Gao
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW, Australia
Epidemiol Infect 143:1467-76. 2015..Our results suggest that feasibility of one-dose coverage approaching 95% is an important consideration in estimating incremental benefit from a second dose of varicella vaccine. ..
- Changes in seroprevalence to hepatitis A in Victoria, Australia: a comparison of three time pointsA E Heywood
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
Vaccine 30:6020-6. 2012..Ongoing monitoring of serological HAV profiles in the population is required to determine future policy direction to prevent increased burden...
- Differences in attitudes, beliefs and knowledge of hospital health care workers and community doctors to vaccination of older peopleI Ridda
National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Sydney, NSW, Australia The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Vaccine 26:5633-40. 2008..Since 2005 a publicly funded program offering free pneumococcal vaccine for elderly people over 65 years has been implemented in Australia...