Archive for the ‘Virtual Epi’ Category

It started in Miami – or at least, that’s where the first reports came from. Haiti, Cuba and the Dominican Republic were overrun so quickly that there was some speculation that those first cases were just imports from abroad. Of course, by that time, with 56 million dead and twice that many undead, the vaugaries […]

I’m very, very interested in the idea of virtual (or to use the slightly swankier term, in silico) epidemiology. Simulation models, computational epidemiology, etc… its all interesting, and I think there’s a lot of insight to be had. One part of this field that keeps getting attention is the World of Warcraft. The poor dears keep having outbreaks […]