Using Data, Scientists Can Predict Disease Outbreaks

See on Scoop.itData Nerd’s Corner

New IBM software tools for dengue fever and malaria allow doctors to predict disease outbreaks with millions of variables.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Computational models of infectious disease can help public health officials quickly understand and forecast spread of diseases and assist policymakers responsible for strategies to contain disease epidemics

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