Measuring the impact of infectious disease on population health in Europe – The Burden of Communicable Diseases in Europe (BCoDE) project

Dietrich Plaß, Paulo Pinheiro, Alexander Krämer, Alessandro Cassini, Piotr Kramarz & Mirjam Kretzschmar
Background: Current estimates of the burden of disease due to infectious conditions usually assess the impact of acute consequences and do not consider future long-term sequelae (e.g. HBV and hepatocellular carcinoma). To provide improved estimates of the burden due to infectious diseases in Europe,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]