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Social Contacts and Mixing Patterns Relevant to the Spread of Infectious Diseases

  • Joël Mossong mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: joel.mossong@lns.etat.lu

    Affiliations: Microbiology Unit, Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Centre de Recherche Public Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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  • Niel Hens,

    Affiliation: Center for Statistics, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium

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  • Mark Jit,

    Affiliation: Modelling and Economics Unit, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, United Kingdom

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  • Philippe Beutels,

    Affiliation: Unit Health Economic and Modeling Infectious Diseases, Center for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine & Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Kari Auranen,

    Affiliation: Department of Vaccines, National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Rafael Mikolajczyk,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

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  • Marco Massari,

    Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

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  • Stefania Salmaso,

    Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

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  • Gianpaolo Scalia Tomba,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

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  • Jacco Wallinga,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

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  • Janneke Heijne,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

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  • Malgorzata Sadkowska-Todys,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland

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  • Magdalena Rosinska,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland

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  • W. John Edmunds

    Affiliation: Modelling and Economics Unit, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 25, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050074

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