Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Pandemic Influenza Outbreak in Chicago!

Using computer simulations and modeling, scientists determined how a pandemic influenza outbreak might travel through a city the size of Chicago, Ill (population 8.6 million). The information can be used to help determine an efficient intervention strategy. Such strategies proposed included antiviral treatment and household isolation until a vaccine was available as a way to reduce contact and prevent transmission

Read more at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/03/080310170640.htm

Julia

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