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Infectious Diseases of Humans: Dynamics and Control
This book discusses the biology of host-microparasite associations, dynamics of acquired immunity heterogeneity within the human community indirectly transmitted helminths, and the ecology and genetics of hosts and parasites.
The Population Dynamics of Microparasites and Their Invertebrate Hosts
Three simple models embodying the essentials of the dynamical interaction between invertebrate hosts and their directly transmitted microparasites suggest that the baculovirus and microsporidian infections of many temperate forest insects will tend to produce stable cycles in host abundance and in prevalence of infection, with periods in the range 5-12 years.
Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
When you read more every page of this population biology of infectious diseases, what you will obtain is something great.
How will country-based mitigation measures influence the course of the COVID-19 epidemic?
In this view, COVID-19 has developed into a pandemic, with small chains of transmission in many countries and large chains resulting in extensive spread in a few countries, such as Italy, Iran, South Korea, and Japan and it is unclear whether other countries can implement the stringent measures China eventually adopted.
SUMMARY (1) Three categories of biological processes are shown to have a destabilizing influence on the dynamical behaviour of model host-parasite associations: parasite induced reduction in host
Population biology of infectious diseases: Part I
If the host population is taken to be a dynamic variable (rather than constant, as conventionally assumed), a wider understanding of the population biology of infectious diseases emerges. In this
Transmission Dynamics of the Etiological Agent of SARS in Hong Kong: Impact of Public Health Interventions
Transmission rates fell during the SARS epidemic, primarily as a result of reductions in population contact rates and improved hospital infection control, but also because of more rapid hospital attendance by symptomatic individuals.
Factors that make an infectious disease outbreak controllable.
It is concluded that severe acute respiratory syndrome and smallpox are easier to control using these simple public health measures and should be a priority during an outbreak of a novel infectious agent.
Sexual mixing patterns and sex-differentials in teenage exposure to HIV infection in rural Zimbabwe
The substantial age difference between female and male sexual partners in Manicaland is the major behavioural determinant of the more rapid rise in HIV prevalence in young women than in men.