Outbreak science: Infectious disease research leads to outbreak predictions

ScienceDaily | Jan 9, 2020 at 7:07 AM
  • Pathogen biogeography refers to the spatial distribution of pathogens across the globe, and fundamentally links biogeography, community ecology, and epidemiology.
  • Using information from the Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network, or GIDEON data resource, Dallas collaborated with two co-authors, Colin Carlson from Georgetown University, and Timothée Poisot from the University of Montreal.
  • Looking ahead, developing the means to predict and prevent infectious disease outbreak and emergence requires collaboration of scientific knowledge like Dallas’ to address this global health concern.