Epidemiology and economic burden of meningococcal disease in Germany: A systematic review

Gruhn S, Witte J, Greiner W, Damm O, Dietzsch M, Kramer R, Knuf M.

Introduction: Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a notifiable disease in Germany and other European countries. Due to the high lethality of the disease and the risk of long-term consequences, IMD prevention is of high public health relevance despite the low number of cases in the population. This study aims to describe key epidemiological and economic parameters of IMD in Germany to support national decision-making processes for implementing enhanced prevention measures.

Topic(s): Economic Burden
Health Condition(s): Public Health
Year Published: 2022
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