TITLE

Modelling an influenza pandemic: A guide for the perplexed

AUTHOR(S)
Fisman, David
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/4/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, p171
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43396156

 

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