HKU’s MOOC: Epidemics II could not have come at a more crucial time, with the coronavirus outbreak.
In this course, we will look at the fundamental scientific principles underlying epidemics and the public health actions behind their prevention and control in the 21st century, with follow-up discussions and supplementary content on how these concepts may be helpful to us in better understanding the COVID-19 outbreak.
This is the second (spread of infectious diseases) of the four courses, and will cover the following topics:
- Basic Concepts in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
- Epidemiologic Triangle: The Pathogen, The Host and The Environment
- Evidence Synthesis
- Infectious Disease Modelling
No pre-requisites are needed for the course “Epidemics II”. Registration is open to all members of the general public. For details on course content and registration, please visit: https://hku.to/epidemicsii
For those who missed “Epidemics I”, you may enrol at: