Based on an article in the British quarterly review, v. 22.
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CHAPTER EPIDEMICS (a) The contact network for a branching process (b) With high contagion probability, the infection spreads widely (c) With low contagion probability, the infection is likely to die out quickly Figure The branching process model is a simple framework for reasoning about the spread of an epidemic as one varies both the amount of contact among individuals and theFile Size: 1MB. Snowden’s most recent book, which was released in October , is Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present. May 5, — min Facebook. In book: Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics, Chapter: Epidemics, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Editors: Henk ten Have, pp Cite this publication Rhyddhi Chakraborty. An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time. For example, in meningococcal infections, an attack rate in excess of 15 cases per , people for two consecutive weeks is considered an epidemic.. Epidemics of infectious disease are generally.