Real-Time Epidemic Forecasting is Now a Reality

Originally published at: Real-Time Epidemic Forecasting is Now a Reality | NVIDIA Developer Blog

An Epidemiologist is using GPUs for faster and more accurate disease forecasting. Chris Jewell, Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at Lancaster Medical School in the UK, has been focusing his research on livestock epidemics such as foot and mouth disease, theileriosis, and avian influenza. Figure 1: Predicting the risk of infection by the tick-borne cattle parasite…