This model can be used to create a virtual population to observe how different factors might affect the spread of a disease. Scientists often use computer models to study complicated phenomena like epidemics. This model can be a simplified simulation of any disease that is spread through human contact. Find accompanying materials for students and instructors by using the links in the light blue navigation bar.
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