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Epidemics from the population perspective

Fuller, Jonathan (2021) Epidemics from the population perspective. [Preprint]

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Many epidemics consist in individuals spreading infection to others. From the population perspective, they also have population characteristics important in modeling, explaining and intervening in epidemics. I analyze epidemiology’s contemporary population perspective through the example of epidemics by examining two central principles attributed to Geoffrey Rose: a distinction between the causes of cases and the causes of incidence, and between ‘high-risk’ and
‘population’ strategies of prevention. Both principles require revision or clarification to capture the sense in which they describe distinct perspectives on the same phenomenon (such as an epidemic), each perspective capturing a different level of contrastive analysis.

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Item Type: Preprint
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Medicine > Epidemiology
Depositing User: Dr Jonathan Fuller
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2021 14:07
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2021 14:07
Item ID: 19286
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Medicine > Epidemiology
Date: 2021

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