# A Historical Introduction to Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases

- Author : Ivo M. Foppa
- Publsiher : Academic Press
- Release : 18 October 2016
- ISBN : 9780128024997
- Page : 214 pages
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 voters

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