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Immunity and the Spread Of Influenza Within a Population

  • Authors: Michelle Furlong1, Renee McFarlane2
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    Affiliations: 1: Department of Natural Sciences, Clayton State University; 2: Department of Natural Sciences, Clayton State University
  • Citation: Michelle Furlong, Renee McFarlane. 2007. Immunity and the spread of influenza within a population.
  • Publication Date : September 2007
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In this activity students will observe the spread of influenza in two hypothetical populations. The students will be able to see how influenza affects individuals of different ages and with different risk factors. They will compare the spread and outcome of influenza in a population where less than 20% are vaccinated to a population where greater than 70% are vaccinated. The students will each play a character in these hypothetical populations and the class will gather, analyze, and discuss data on prevalence, mortality, recovery, and vaccination rate.

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