News tagged with outbreak

Game theory can prevent disease outbreaks

When multiple passengers on a flight from Dubai to New York recently were taken ill with flu-like symptoms, the plane was understandably quarantined. It's not too hard to imagine how international travel could quickly help ...

dateSep 12, 2018 in Mathematics
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Real-time foot-and-mouth strategy to better fight disease

Future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease can be combatted quickly and efficiently from early on—when authorities have minimal information—thanks to a new real-time strategy, developed by researchers at the University ...

dateJul 31, 2018 in Other
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Habitat fragmentation can promote disease outbreaks

Fragmentation of landscapes and habitat loss—driven by urbanization and climate change—can put wildlife species at risk of extinction. Some ecological theory suggests habitat fragmentation may be beneficial to wildlife ...

dateJun 27, 2018 in Ecology
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