In the case of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Western Africa which claimed over 11,000 lives, the virus propagated faster than reliable data. Local journalists faced an unprecedented epidemic and a shortage of credible information.
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The Markov model applied to bamboo growth and harvest helps determine expected harvest, given survival probabilities at various stages of bamboo growth.Published dateFriday, August 2, 2013 - 04:00
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Ecological, biological and social dimensions of dengue vector breeding in five urban settings of Latin America : a multi-country study
According to this and similar studies in Asia, dedicated, targeted vector management can make a difference in terms of reducing dengue vector abundance.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00