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Epidemics - the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases

Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Influenza, Measles - we’re in a constant battle against infectious diseases. This is a course about the dynamics of such diseases - how they emerge, how they spread around the globe, and how they can best be controlled.

Start Date: Oct 01, 2013


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This course explores all the major themes in the field of infectious disease dynamics. It covers basic principles of epidemiology, biology, and public health to help understand how epidemics emerge, how they spread, and how they can be controlled.


  • Dates: Oct 01, 2013 to Nov 01, 2013
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Matthew Ferrari, Peter Hudson, David P Hughes, Mary L Poss, Rachel A Smith, Andrew Read, Ottar N Bjornstad, Marcel Salathé
  • Institution: Coursera

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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