How will swine flu act in the fall? Scientists seek answers

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution - May 07, 2009
In the coming weeks, as hot and humid summer weather settles in, cases of swine flu are expected to slow significantly in Georgia and across the United States. For reasons not clear to scientists, influenza viruses just don't spread much during summer in parts of the world that have pronounced seasons... Data from swine flu's spread in the Southern Hemisphere is of significant interest to Georgia Tech researchers Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann. Last year they were part of a team that developed a sophisticated computer model to help predict how pandemic flu would spread in Georgia, giving local emergency officials ways of estimating resource needs. Read more>>>

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  • Created By: Barbara Christopher
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  • Created On: May 6, 2009 - 8:00pm
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