Modelling an influenza pandemic: A guide for the perplexed

Fisman, David
August 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/4/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, p171
Academic Journal
The article presents an analysis on the pandemic swine influenza, which started in Mexico. Accordingly, influenza A (H1N1) has now caused outbreaks of disease in at least 74 nations as declared by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is noted that factors of epidemic models have always included compartments describing the susceptibility, individuals' immunity and infectiousness.


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