Using “outbreak science” to strengthen the use of models during epidemics

Caitlin M Rivers, Jean Paul Chretien, Steven Riley, Julie A. Pavlin, Alexandra Woodward, David Brett-Major, Irina Maljkovic Berry, Lindsay Morton, Richard G. Jarman, Matthew Biggerstaff, Michael A. Johansson, Nicholas G. Reich, Diane Meyer, Michael Snyder, Simon Pollett

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Abstract

Infectious disease modeling has played a prominent role in recent outbreaks, yet integrating these analyses into public health decision-making has been challenging. We recommend establishing ‘outbreak science’ as an inter-disciplinary field to improve applied epidemic modeling.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number3102
JournalNature communications
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2019

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Rivers, C. M., Chretien, J. P., Riley, S., Pavlin, J. A., Woodward, A., Brett-Major, D., ... Pollett, S. (2019). Using “outbreak science” to strengthen the use of models during epidemics. Nature communications, 10(1), [3102]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11067-2

Using “outbreak science” to strengthen the use of models during epidemics. / Rivers, Caitlin M; Chretien, Jean Paul; Riley, Steven; Pavlin, Julie A.; Woodward, Alexandra; Brett-Major, David; Maljkovic Berry, Irina; Morton, Lindsay; Jarman, Richard G.; Biggerstaff, Matthew; Johansson, Michael A.; Reich, Nicholas G.; Meyer, Diane; Snyder, Michael; Pollett, Simon.

In: Nature communications, Vol. 10, No. 1, 3102, 01.12.2019.

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Rivers, CM, Chretien, JP, Riley, S, Pavlin, JA, Woodward, A, Brett-Major, D, Maljkovic Berry, I, Morton, L, Jarman, RG, Biggerstaff, M, Johansson, MA, Reich, NG, Meyer, D, Snyder, M & Pollett, S 2019, 'Using “outbreak science” to strengthen the use of models during epidemics', Nature communications, vol. 10, no. 1, 3102. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11067-2
Rivers, Caitlin M ; Chretien, Jean Paul ; Riley, Steven ; Pavlin, Julie A. ; Woodward, Alexandra ; Brett-Major, David ; Maljkovic Berry, Irina ; Morton, Lindsay ; Jarman, Richard G. ; Biggerstaff, Matthew ; Johansson, Michael A. ; Reich, Nicholas G. ; Meyer, Diane ; Snyder, Michael ; Pollett, Simon. / Using “outbreak science” to strengthen the use of models during epidemics. In: Nature communications. 2019 ; Vol. 10, No. 1.
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