Pandemic influenza: Modelling and public health perspectives

Julien Arino, Chris Bauch, Fred Brauer, S. Michelle Driedger, Amy L. Greer, Seyed M. Moghadas, Nick J. Pizzi, Beate Sander, Ashleigh Tuite, P. Van Den Driessche, James Watmough, Jianhong Wu, Ping Yan

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We describe the application of mathematical models in the study of disease epidemics with particular focus on pandemic influenza. We outline the general mathematical approach and the complications arising from attempts to apply it for disease outbreak management in a real public health context.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-20
Number of pages20
JournalMathematical Biosciences and Engineering
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2011


  • Antiviral treatment
  • Basic reproduction number
  • Control strategies
  • Epidemic models
  • Final size relation
  • Pandemic influenza
  • Social distancing
  • Vaccination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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