Disease Modeling is a way to model disease and understand how it works, and how it will behave in the future. The goal is to model the spread of disease on a graph. To learn how to model disease for beginners, click on the presentation below for a full detailed lesson.
My Disease Modeling Project
By Rohit Duggaraju
I decided to model the outbreak of the Ebola virus in three West African countries: Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia. I extracted data from the World Health Organization database, and modeled it using Python. The slideshow below is a walkthrough of the steps I took, the variables and numbers I had to calculate, and the conclusions of my experience modeling this data.