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Foresight China II: Identification and Detection of Infectious Diseases

  • Jiayuan Feng
  • Jianshi (Jesse) Huang
  • Angus Nicoll
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5354)

Abstract

With the growing threat of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, which spread more easily and quickly worldwide resulted from the globalization, it is necessary to be capable to forecast significant changes of infectious diseases for emergency preparation purpose. Foresight China Project aims at exploring a new method by identifying the drivers of infectious diseases and predicting the trends of these drivers.

Keywords

Infectious diseases surveillance foresight drivers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiayuan Feng
    • 1
  • Jianshi (Jesse) Huang
    • 1
  • Angus Nicoll
    • 2
  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Medical SciencesPeking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina
  2. 2.European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Health Protection AgencyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineUK

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