Biotechnology

Why it’s so difficult for scientists to predict the next outbreak of a dangerous disease

Outbreaks of infectious disease are inherently unpredictable in nature. Image: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

C. Brandon Ogbunu

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University

Randall Harp

Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Vermont

Samuel V. Scarpino

Assistant Professor of Network Science, Northeastern University

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