# Consider modeling the contagious disease Ebola. (You may be interested in researching on the Internet just how

## Question:

Consider modeling the contagious disease Ebola. (You may be interested in researching on the Internet just how deadly this virus is.) An animal research laboratory is located in Restin, Virginia, a suburb ofWashington, D.C. with a population of 856,900 people.

A monkey with the Ebola virus has escaped from its captivity in the laboratory and infected one employee. This employee reports to a Restin hospital later with Ebola symptoms. The Infectious Disease Center (IDC) in Atlanta gets a call and begins to model the spread of the disease. Build a model for the IDC with the following growth rates to determine the number of people who will be infected in Restin after 2 weeks.

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## A First Course In Mathematical Modeling

**ISBN:** 9781285050904

5th Edition

**Authors:** Frank R. Giordano, William P. Fox, Steven B. Horton