Letter

Letter to GAO Requesting a Review of Predictive Models for Disease Outbreaks


11.09.17

Excerpt: “However, the same report also found that a lack of sufficient data and methods are among the challenges for infectious disease modeling. These challenges increase uncertainty in model estimates, which can lead to delays in actions needed to control or mitigate the effects of emerging diseases. We are interested in how federal agencies have used predictive models to inform decision-making in recent outbreaks and the limitations and challenges in developing infectious disease model predictions.”

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Letter