outbreak modeling
Waning Protection from Vaccination Explains Rise in Mumps Cases
Waning Protection from Vaccination Explains Rise in Mumps Cases
Catherine Offord | Mar 22, 2018
A study finds that the vaccine’s effects wear off as a person ages, suggesting a need for booster shots.
Zika Update
Zika Update
Tanya Lewis | Jul 25, 2016
More than 1.5 million childbearing women could be at risk of infection; pregnancy delays may be insufficient to prevent infection-related birth abnormalities; second study shows low risk of international spread due to Olympics; CDC updates prevention recommendations
Model Predicts Zoonotic Hot Spots
Model Predicts Zoonotic Hot Spots
Kerry Grens | May 19, 2015
The midwestern U.S. and central Asia are at high risk for new disease outbreaks from pathogen-bearing rodents, according to a study.
Social Data for Ebola Surveillance
Social Data for Ebola Surveillance
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 26, 2014
Algorithms that map social media posts and mobile phone data can help researchers track epidemics.
DARPA Challenge to Predict Chikungunya Spread
DARPA Challenge to Predict Chikungunya Spread
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 19, 2014
Contest aims to identify models that accurately forecast outbreaks.