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Developing the SIR Model (Coursera)

Compartmental modelling is a cornerstone of mathematical modelling of infectious diseases and this course will introduce some of the basic concepts in building compartmental models, including how to interpret and represent rates, durations and proportions. You'll learn to place the [...]
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Outbreaks and Epidemics (Coursera)

Jun 14th 2021
Outbreaks and Epidemics (Coursera)
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Professional epidemiologists are often called on to investigate outbreaks and epidemics. This course serves as an introduction to the essentials of investigation, identifying pathogens, figuring out what's going on, reporting, and responding. You'll learn how to ask precise epidemiologic questions and apply epidemiologic tools to uncover the answers. [...]
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Ebola Virus Disease: An Evolving Epidemic (Coursera)

Learn about the evolving Ebola epidemic and its various aspects including disease prevention, management and treatment, response to the epidemic, ethical considerations, and the post-Ebola global health landscape.
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Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks (Coursera)

What can we do to prevent outbreaks of infectious diseases from becoming epidemics or pandemic? In this course, you’ll learn the facts about infectious diseases and medical responses. We'll focus on the public health laws and policies that provide the framework for effective prevention, like quarantine laws, drug development [...]
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Epidemics (Coursera)

“If history is our guide, we can assume that the battle between the intellect and will of the human species and the extraordinary adaptability of microbes will be never-ending.” Despite all the remarkable technological breakthroughs that we have made over the past few decades, the threat from infectious [...]
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Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health (Coursera)

Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems. By applying the concepts learned in this course to current public health problems and issues, [...]
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Epidemics - the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases (Coursera)

Not so long ago, it was almost guaranteed that you would die of an infectious disease. In fact, had you been born just 150 years ago, your chances of dying of an infectious disease before you've reached the tender age of 5 would have been extremely high. Since then, [...]
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Epidemics I (edX)

Explore the science, prevention and control of epidemics in this free online course. In addition to lectures by leading scientists in this field from HKU, this course will feature a supplementary module on COVID-19 and panel discussions with world-leading experts in epidemics.
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Sleep Deprivation: Habits, Solutions and Strategies Teach-Out (FutureLearn)

Understand the impact of sleep deprivation and how to improve your own sleep with this Teach-Out from the University of Michigan. Learn how to sleep better with these solutions and strategies. Sleep deprivation is a silent epidemic. Since the invention of the light bulb, we have been getting less [...]
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Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics: Are You Ready? (FutureLearn)

Feb 17th 2020
Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics: Are You Ready? (FutureLearn)
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Explore the current and emerging threat of global health pandemics and how we can respond to them effectively. Plagues may seem like an occurrence of the past, but outbreaks of infectious disease exist all over the world today. This online course will look at the current and emerging threat [...]
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