This month in Physics Today, Prof. Alison Hill of Johns Hopkins explores the mathematical underpinnings of the science of epidemics.
Hill discusses the variables that characterize a particular disease, and how these are used to model and predict disease behaviour and determine the right approaches to control and treatment.
- Read the article here: https://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/PT.3.4614
- Visit Prof. Hill’s homepage at JHU: https://www.bme.jhu.edu/faculty_staff/alison-hill-phd/
- Prof. Hill’s data on github: https://github.com/alsnhll/PhysicsTodayCOVID19