The pains of epidemiology

A (very) brief recap of SIR

Shortcoming #1: “Infected” covers a multitude of misery”

Shortcoming #2: SIR is a deterministic model of a stochastic process

Shortcoming #3: Generation time is not exponentially distributed

Shortcoming #4: Population homogeneity — age response

Shortcoming #5: Population homogeneity — clustering and network

Conclusion

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Graeme Keith

Graeme Keith

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Mathematical modelling for business and the business of mathematical modelling. See stochastic.dk/articles for a categorized list of all my articles on medium.