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The World at Home

Data for Discussion (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention))

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

  • Influenza (Flu)
    information on influenza including links to information targeted for health professionals and scholars
  • Pandemic Flu
    includes Pandemic Influenza Plan (2006)

California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA)

  • Pandemic
    definition and plan; including State of California "Pandemic Influenza-Concept of Operations" (more about communication and operations)

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

World Health Organization (WHO)

U.S. Census Bureau



Rand California - Sample

Rates of death by pneumonia/influenza in California e.g. generated stats from this page


RAND California (new interface)

Steps for Retrieving Deaths in California by Pneumonia/Influenza

  • Click on RAND California.
    Search in upper right for death.
  • In results, select "Mortality by cause, gender, and age (CA only)" > click
  • In the Category box, type influenza and it will bring up "death from
  • In enter a County, you can click "Choose from a list" and select one or
    more counties. *There is also an option to just select California.
  • Select specific years or leave at default.
  • Click "Submit".
  • The results give total numbers (versus per 100,000).  You can view in
    different types of graphs or download the data into Excel etc.

Selected Articles

Articles which may highlight factors to consider in your own vaccine allocation scenario in California.

Matrajt, Laura J, and Ira M. Longini. "Optimizing Vaccine Allocation at Different Points in Time During an Epidemic." Plos One. 5.11 (2010). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013767

Medlock, Jan, and Alison P. Galvani. "Optimizing Influenza Vaccine Distribution." Science. 325.5948 (2009): 1705-1708.

Chi, Ru-Chien, Kathleen M. Neuzil, Benjamin A. Lipsky, and Gayle E. Reiber. "Where High-Risk Adults Receive Influenza Vaccine During a Shortage." Archives of Internal Medicine New Series. 167.21 (2007): 2366-2367.

Glasser, John, Denis Taneri, Zhilan Feng, Jen-Hsiang Chuang, Peet Tüll, William Thompson, Mary Mason McCauley, and James Alexander. "Evaluation of Targeted Influenza Vaccination Strategies Via Population Modeling." Plos One. 5.9 (2010). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012777

Mylius, Sido D., Thomas J. Nagenaars, Anna K. Lugner, and Jacco Wallinga. "Optimal Allocation of PAndemic Influenza Vaccine Depends on Age, Risk, and Timing." Vaccine. 26.29-30 (2008): 3742-3749.


Selected Articles

News coverage referring to vaccination exemptions

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