New Model to Predict Disease Outbreak

A new model for predicting disease outbreaks that is simpler and more attuned to a hyper-connected world has emerged. 

Researchers from the New York University Tandon School of Engineering and Politecnico di Torino in Italy have presented a new model that could be used to aid management efforts during an outbreak, including implementing vaccination strategies, evaluating the risks and benefits of travel bans and gauging the effectiveness of disease prevention campaigns.

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