Do it for SCIENCE!
The Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech to demonstrate epidemic spread as well as virual mutations. It's a fun way to learn about virology, immunology, social networks, and vaccination strategies.
Virus Tracker is the educational component of a Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) grant funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and the National Institute of Health.
Through modeling and simulation, Institute researchers are trying to understand how diseases spread through human social contact networks.