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Research Article

Appropriate Models for the Management of Infectious Diseases

  • Helen J Wearing mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hjw@uga.edu

    Affiliation: Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Pejman Rohani,

    Affiliation: Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Matt J Keeling

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 26, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020174

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Correction to Equation 4

Posted by plosmedicine on 29 Jul 2011 at 09:05 GMT

the following equation determines the relationship between R0 and an empirically estimated epidemic growth rate, λ:
http://plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.0020174#article1.body1.sec3.sec1.p1

Equation 4 was corrected shortly after publication.

The correction can be seen in the PLoS Medicine archive here: http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.0020320

The PubMed Central entry for the correction can be seen here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1196497/

No competing interests declared.