Under-reporting and case fatality estimates for emerging epidemics. Academic Article uri icon


  • Using the example of Ebola, this article highlights the problems of using population level data to estimate case fatality rates in epidemics

published proceedings

  • BMJ

altmetric score

  • 60.6

author list (cited authors)

  • Atkins, K. E., Wenzel, N. S., Ndeffo-Mbah, M., Altice, F. L., Townsend, J. P., & Galvani, A. P.

citation count

  • 39

complete list of authors

  • Atkins, Katherine E||Wenzel, Natasha S||Ndeffo-Mbah, Martial||Altice, Frederick L||Townsend, Jeffrey P||Galvani, Alison P

publication date

  • March 2015


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