## Math Club - Troy Day (Queen's University)

### Thursday, March 12th, 2020

**Time:** 5:30 - 6:30 p.m ** Place:** Jeffery Hall 118

**Speaker:** Troy Day (Queen's University)

**Title:** What does the equation $e^{-2x}=1-x$ have to do with epidemiology?

**Abstract:** An important goal of epidemiology is to predict the spread of infectious diseases. We will see how relatively simple mathematical models are used to generate such predictions, as well as how they are used to guide public health interventions.