The Dynamics, Causes and Possible Prevention of Hepatitis E Outbreaks

Abstract

Rapidly spreading infectious diseases are a serious risk to public health. The dynamics and the factors causing outbreaks of these diseases can be better understood using mathematical models, which are fit to data. Here we investigate the dynamics of a Hepatitis E outbreak in the Kitgum region of northern Uganda during 2007 to 2009. First, we use the data… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041135

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