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How epidemics end

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As COVID-19 drags on and new vaccines promise widespread immunity, the world's attention has turned to predicting how the present pandemic will end. How do societies know when an epidemic is over and normal life can resume? What criteria and markers indicate such an end? Who has the insight, authority, and credibility to decipher these signs? Detailed research on past epidemics has demonstrated that they do not end suddenly; indeed, only rarely do the diseases in question actually end. This a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1600-0498.12370

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8503-3992
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6507-3719
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Centaurus Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
1
Pages:
210-224
Publication date:
2021-02-22
Acceptance date:
2020-12-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1600-0498
ISSN:
0008-8994
Pmid:
33821019
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1167670
Local pid:
pubs:1167670
Deposit date:
2022-04-22

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