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epidemic theory


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epidemic theory

How to Have Theory in an Epidemic: Cultural Chronicles of AIDS. Paula Treichler. Durham NC: Duke University Press, 1999, pp.496, Cloth US$64.95. ISBN: 0-8223-2286-2; Paperback US$23.95. ISBN: 0-8223-2318-4.

Interacting Epidemics and Gay Men's Health: A Theory of Syndemic Production among Urban Gay Men

 

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The branch of mathematics concerned with fitting statistical models to the empirically observed facts about incidence of communicable and other diseases, including data on all quantifiable determinants, behavior of infectious agents, environmental conditions, and host resistance. The aim is to develop models that can be used in planning effective epidemic control programs, as well as predict conditions and circumstance in which epidemics can be expected.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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