Infectious Disease Forecasting for Public Health

  title={Infectious Disease Forecasting for Public Health},
  author={Stephen A. Lauer and Alexandria C Brown and Nicholas G. Reich},
  journal={Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases},
Forecasting transmission of infectious diseases, especially for vector-borne diseases, poses unique challenges for researchers. Behaviors of and interactions between viruses, vectors, hosts, and the environment each play a part in determining the transmission of a disease. Public health surveillance systems and other sources provide valuable data that can be used to accurately forecast disease incidence. However, many aspects of common infectious disease surveillance data are imperfect: cases… Expand

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