A systematic review to identify areas of enhancements of pandemic simulation models for operational use at provincial and local levels

BMC Public Health, 04/13/2012

To adequately address the concerns of the policymakers, they need continuing model enhancements in critical areas including: updating of epidemiological data during a pandemic, smooth handling of large demographical databases, incorporation of a broader spectrum of social–behavioral aspects, updating information for contact patterns, adaptation of recent methodologies for collecting human mobility data, and improvement of computational efficiency and accessibility.

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