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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1976 December; 26(173): 911–916.
PMCID: PMC2158415

A mathematical approach to epidemic control


A mathematical model of an influenza epidemic which occurred in 1961 is suggested. The mathematics imply conclusions on the practical control of similar outbreaks. This is a technique applicable to one general practice.

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