Microlife 2021 9;2:uqab011. Epub 2021 Sep 9.
Department of Microbiology, Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, M-607, km 9,1 28034 Madrid, Spain.
Epidemics caused by microbial organisms are part of the natural phenomena of increasing biological complexity. The heterogeneity and constant variability of hosts, in terms of age, immunological status, family structure, lifestyle, work activities, social and leisure habits, daily division of time and other demographic characteristics make it extremely difficult to predict the evolution of epidemics. Such prediction is, however, critical for implementing intervention measures in due time and with appropriate intensity. Read More