Computational Method for Epidemic Detection in Multiple populations

Description: 

Currently Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) employ threshold rules to declare epidemic outbreaks, such as influenza, separately in each population. However each year influenza starts in one population and spreads population-to-population throughout the country. Therefore there is a need for an algorithm to declare the epidemic that uses information from multiple populations.

Objective

Detect epidemics over multiple Populations using computational methods

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Original Publication Year: 
2014
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2014

October 03, 2017

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