sars_canada_2003: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Canada, 2003

Description Usage Format Author(s) Source References Examples

Description

These data comprise of new cases of SARS in Canada in 2003. These data are from Chapter 9 of De Vries et al. (1996).

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 110 rows and 5 columns

date

Date

cases_travel

New cases attributed to travel

cases_household

New cases attributed to household transmission

cases_healthcare

New cases in a healthcare setting

cases_other

Other new cases

Author(s)

Data from De Vries et al. (2006), based on original data from Health Canada. Transfer to R and documentation by Simon Frost ([email protected]).

Source

De Vries et al. (2006)

References

G. De Vries, T. Hillen, M. Lewis, J. Mueller, and B. Schoenfisch. 2006. A Course in Mathematical Biology: Quantitative Modeling with Mathematical and Computational Methods. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Examples

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