Modeling The Impact Of Interventions On An Epidemic Of Ebola

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  1. charlie

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    Re: Modeling the Impact of Interventions on an Epidemic of E

    Without having read this, the first problem that jumps out is they seed values from the Uganda outbreak - this guy says the current outbreak is something new (20m 17s in). That's always the problems with models like this, they really don't mean squat because they simply can't capture enough variables.

    [BBvideo 560,340:s2g1apgn]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkMKUa0sxBQ&feature=youtu.be&t=20m17s[/BBvideo]
     
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    Re: Modeling the Impact of Interventions on an Epidemic of E

    It is interesting when a public health academic makes a speech saying
    we don't know anything about this outbreak
    and we don't know how to handle it.

    That does mark a different approach!
     
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