Steven Riley, Professor of Infectious Disease Dynamics, School of Public Health

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second biggest in history - and it shows no sign of being contained soon.

Hear how can we fight this with coding.

Coming so soon after the 2014 Ebola outbreak and a year after the centenary of the influenza pandemic of 1918, understanding how infectious diseases spread and developing strategies to contain them is crucial.

Links

[Prof Riley at Imperial]

[WHO: infectious diseases]

[What happened next? Ebola]

[Event poster for Coding against contagion]

[The current Ebola outbreak]

[Slides and Audio of event]

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