The following paper has just been published. Sleepless nights continued for several weeks, but that has been very much rewarding:-)
A new study on the infectious disease risk in the Democratic Republic of Korea has been accepted! Good news!
Nishiura H, Lee H, Yuan B, Endo A, Akhmetzhanov AR, Chowell G. Infectious disease risks among refugees from North Korea. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2017; in press.
The following paper has just accepted!
Nishiura H, Tsuzuki S, Asai Y. Forecasting the size and peak of cholera epidemic in Yemen, 2017. Future Microbiology 2017; in press.
Lee H, Nishiura H. Recrudescence of Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, 2014-2016. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2017; in press.
Nah K, Nishiura H, Tsuchiya N, Asai Y, Imamura A. Test-and-treat approach to HIV/AIDS: A primer for mathematical modeling. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017; in press (doi: 10.1186/s12976-017-0062-9).
Our intern student, Panther (or to be more precise, Fuminari Miura) did it to publish a statistical modeling study of norovirus asymptomatic ratio. Congrats!
Miura F, Matsuyama R, Nishiura H. Estimating the asymptomatic ratio of norovirus infection during foodborne outbreaks with laboratory testing in Japan. Journal of Epidemiology 2017; in press.
A joint study with Hokkaido U Veterinary Medicine (Dept of public health) and Self-Defense Force (Northern Army) has been accepted for publication in Emerging Infectious Diseases, an official infectious disease journal of CDC. Details and correspondence on this study will be announced and we will do press release on this study.
Yoshii K, Kojima R, Nishiura H. Unrecognized Subclinical Infection with Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus, Japan. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2017;23(10):in press.
Summer Boot Camp of Infectious Disease Modelling, as supported by School of Statistical Thinking, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, was held from 1 to 10 August 2017. We have just successfully completed! We thank financial supports from JST RISTEX R&D Program and also various sources including Toyota Riken.
Nishiura H, Tsuzuki S, Yuan B, Yamaguchi T, Asai Y. Transmission dynamics of cholera in Yemen, 2017: a real time forecasting. Theor Biol Med Model. 2017;14(1):14. doi: 10.1186/s12976-017-0061-x.
First real time study in 2017!
Nicely covered by news media: NHK World
Our assistant professor, brother Yusuke is boosting the series of his original studies, having ran through a long long tunnel. Not at all demonstrated all his capacities. Keep on going!
Asai Y, Nishiura H. Joint estimation of the transmissibility and severity of Ebola virus disease in real time. Journal of Biological Systems 2017; in press.