Questions tagged [epidemiology]

A composition of two Greek words 1) demos approximating to 'people' or more specifically 'population' and 2) epi as in epidemic

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Polygenic scores in diabetic individuals across UKBB

I am calculating PRS for a binary trait (T2D) across UKBB individuals. I am using external GWAS from PRS catalog in order to acquire weights for the base file. I have noticed the weights are given in ...
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Linking UK biobank patient IDs with their corresponding genetic data

I am analyzing ukbb data and I have patient IDs for both cases and controls. Now I want the genetic data of all patients based on their IDs. I am trying to test with chromosome 5 as I have both bgen ...
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Prediction model for spread of coronavirus

A previous thread on Bioinformatics StackExchange citing an article by the Economist which references a cartoon of predictive outcomes by the CDC (Economist article on coronavirus) suggests a model in ...
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Economist article on coronavirus

I am wondering about an article in the Economist here: https://www.economist.com/briefing/2020/02/29/covid-19-is-now-in-50-countries-and-things-will-get-worse There is a graph there The explanation ...
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Calculating the mortality rate of a pandemic, e.g. coronavirus 2019-nCov?

When calculating how lethal a virus outbreak is, I've noticed that most sources use CONFIRMED_DEATHS/CONFIRMED_INFECTIONS However, given that there are only 2 ...