Results for: Ebola

u.s. public health service worker in ebola treatment facility

July 13, 2017

From Epidemics to Economics: Biocomplexity Institute Agent-based Modeling Research Featured in PNAS

The Biocomplexity Institute's agent-based modeling systems helped fight Ebola in 2014, now they could help tackle other disease outbreaks, economic turbulence, and more.

June 20, 2017

Biocomplexity Institute’s Ebola-tested Tools Help Set New Standard for Federal Disease Control

Biocomplexity Institute researchers are building an online network designed to help disease experts share information, identify warning signs of impending epidemics, and coordinate effective response strategies for ongoing outbreaks.

May 28, 2015

How Computer Modelers Took On the Ebola Outbreak

Here’s what we know for sure. On the afternoon of Friday, 3 October 2014, Pyrros A. Telionis got a telephone call from the U.S. government’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). The voice on the phone was brisk and professional. And highly specific. Could Telionis provide, by 8 o’clock Monday morning, a list of the best places to build Ebola treatment centers in Liberia’s six southernmost counties?