A report on the zombie outbreak of 2009: how mathematics can save us (no, really)

Smith, Robert
December 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, pE297
Academic Journal
An outbreak of zombification wreaked havoc recently in Canada and the rest of the world. Mathematical models were created to establish the speed of zombie infection and evaluate potential scenarios for intervention, mainly because mathematicians don't have anything better to do with their time. We review the development of these models and their effect on the undead.


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