Once again, the world is facing the emergence of a nasty disease. I was last prompted to investigate the dynamics of infection in 2014 during the Ebola outbreak. Here I thought I’d examine a slightly different model to see what, if anything, can be learned.Continue reading
Diseases have been in the news recently, for one reason or another, and journalists are engaged in an increasingly ridiculous race to construct the most alarming headlines possible. How about we cut through the noise and indulge in a calming bit of maths?