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Researchers Face Challenges Modeling Zika Virus

Wall Street Journal: Zika Draws U.S. Researchers Into a Race for Understanding
“…Understanding how fast and far a disease will spread helps policy makers and public-health workers respond efficiently to the threat of an epidemic. In the past, models have helped allocate resources such as mosquito nets, treatment, and vaccines for malaria. … So far, there isn’t a lot the modelers can tell us about Zika…” (McGinity, 6/3).