epidemiology

Mathematics

The Math behind the Coronavirus Curve

Ben Sparks explains (and codes) the so-called SIR Model being used to predict the spread of cornavirus (COVID-19) in this Numberphile video.

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AI Big Data

How to Predict the Spread of Epidemics

Up and Atom talks about predicting and modeling the spread of epidemics like the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we are experiencing now.

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Science

How do Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans?

TED-Ed explains the science of how viruses can jump from one species to another and the deadly epidemics that can result from these pathogens. Here’s a story that happened right here in Maryland. At a Maryland country fair in 2017, farmers reported feverish hogs with inflamed eyes and running snouts. While farmers worried about the […]

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