Wednesday, October 15, 2014

How Ebola Compares To Other Infectious Diseases

Visualised: how Ebola compares to other infectious diseases "To give a universal metric for infectiousness, we’ve used the average ‘basic reproduction number’ (also ratio or rate). It’s a statistical measure of how likely and widespread an infectious disease outbreak might be - if nothing is done to control the situation."

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