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Measuring human behavior and ecological dimensions of pathogen transmission for outbreak control and prevention

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Measuring human behavior and ecological dimensions of pathogen transmission for outbreak control and prevention

Principal Institution

Pennsylvania State University

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Bharti, Nita

Project Contact Information

Email: nxb909@psu.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2022–2027

Country

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Project Description

This research measures vulnerability to emerging and endemic infectious diseases in space and time. By measuring vulnerability to outbreaks before they occur, this work can reduce outbreak response times and help prevent outbreaks. The methods and tools developed will be generalizable and adaptable.

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