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something bent

to swerve from a straight line

to have or cause to have a curved or sinuous form or surface

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a line on a graph representing data

a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter

the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc

turn sharply

extend in curves and turns

form an arch or curve

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bend or cause to bend

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form a curl, curve, or kink

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Interim epidemic curve = Original epidemic curve + Estimated cases prevented (Equation 1a)
Estimated cases prevented by a vaccination program (by population subgroup, at specific points in time, Phase 2+) = Doses administered (using the estimates from the 2 weeks prior to a specific date) x probability of not having had a prior clinical or subclinical infection (based on Interim epidemic curve, Equation 1b) x probability of having a future clinical infection (based on Interim epidemic curve, Equation 1b) x vaccine effectiveness
Epidemic curve without a vaccination program = Interim epidemic curve (Equation 1b) + Estimated cases prevented by a vaccination program (Equation 2a)
Final check: Estimated number of clinical cases prevented by a vaccination program (final outcome from final repetition of Equation 2a) = Final Epidemic Curve (final adjustment from Equation 2b)-Original epidemic curve (with a vaccination program)
Here we explicitly estimated the reproduction numbers from times of symptom onset and the generation time distribution for norovirus infections, whereas earlier work relied on transforming epidemic curves to reproduction numbers (19,20).
Wallinga J, Teunis R Different epidemic curves for severe acute respiratory syndrome reveal similar impacts of control measures.
In the opinion of leading epidemiologists: "Models that use epidemic curves, such as EpiModel, should not be used in situations where extensive spread of HIV has not been documented.
Once data is entered, the application automatically generates control memos to alert affected departments, it tracks all details of the outbreak, including line listings, case definitions, epidemic curves, associated costs and control measures.
Different epidemic curves for severe acute respiratory syndrome reveal similar impacts of control measures.
Many chapters, but not all, include epidemic curves, maps, tables, exhibits, and lessons learned.
Could outbreak investigations be written in the style of Berton Roueche as medical mysteries, but supplemented with epidemic curves, maps, and lessons learned?
The epidemic curves observed in both study sites indicated that transmission was ongoing for a considerably long period.
We also provide epidemic curves for mild (Figure 1) and severe (Figure 2) epidemics beginning with unmitigated epidemics, then with rescinding thresholds under varying conditions, and ending with continuation strategy plots.
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