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DOVE is a R package that implements the methods described in Lin et al. (2021a; 2021b) for estimating the Durability Of Vaccine Efficacy. The use of the software is documented in “Vignette”, and a user guide is provided in “Manual”.


Lin, DY, Zeng, D, Gilbert, PB (2021a). Evaluating the Long-term Efficacy of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccines. Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciab226,

Lin, DY, Gu Y, Zeng, D, Janes, HE, Gilbert, PB (2021b).  Evaluating Vaccine Efficacy Against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciab630,




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