Modeling African AIDS

Jennifer Lynn Giel jlgiel at breakout.gpcc.itd.umich.edu
Sat May 13 11:19:31 EST 2000


Tom Keske <tkeske at mediaone.net> wrote:

: The software has no built-in modeling assumptions- it is prepared to
: model on any set of data or assumptions that your illustrious profession
: can throw at it- fixed infectivity rates, variable rates, anything.

Perhaps the differences can be explained by the fact that the predominant
strains of HIV differ in North America and Africa?  I have heard that the
HIV strain predominant in Africa is *much* more easily transmissable to
women.

Jen




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