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Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:33 GMT

Author: Mario Ouwens
Position: Research consultant
Institution: Houten
Submitted Date: December 15, 2008
Published Date: December 15, 2008
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Dear authors of this very excellent paper,

Is it possible to obtain the contact matrices where the school-ages are taken into account? Until now, the subdivision in the contact matrix is based on 0-4, 5-9, while these ages are not the ages of the school-system.

Best regards,


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