Published 14 December, 2016
“Infectious disease prevention and control” has become a public health challenge due to rapidly changing global connectivity and the environments in which disease spreads. On the other hand, “big data” has emerged as a buzzword in today’s high-tech and information age. Mathematical modelling may provide the shortest path to bridge the long distance between public health data and decision making and practice. “Building this path is the main objective of Infectious Disease Modelling”, said Professor Jianhong Wu at York University in Canada, who is co-editing this new journal published by KeAi, a joint venture between Elsevier and the Chinese Science Press.
Published 31 July, 2014
The announcement comes at a time when China is emerging as a major contributor to the international scientific community, being the second most prolific Publisher of research articles after the United States (U.S.) and ahead of the United Kingdom (U.K.).