Costs of Conjunctivitis Outbreak, Réunion Island, France

Publié le 1 Janvier 2018
Mis à jour le 10 septembre 2019

During January-April 2015, a major outbreak of conjunctivitis on Réunion Island caused a large public health impact. On the basis of general practitioner consultations, emergency department visits, and eye medication sales during the 13-week epidemic, we estimated a total healthcare cost of EUR3,341,191 from the outbreak.

Auteur : Filleul L, Pages F, Wan GC, Brottet E, Vilain P
Emerging infectious diseases, 2018, vol. 24, n°. 1, p. 168-70