Lack of accurate data models responsible for increasing infectious diseases


A professor of statistics at the Ekiti State University Ado-Ekiti, Ayantunji Adeleke has advised the government and other stakeholders to embrace the use of accurate data in tackling and curtailing the spread of infectious diseases in the country.

He suggested the adoption of stochastic models often known as random sampling to estimate numbers of people carrying infectious diseases and save lives in record time.

Professor Adeleke made the recommendation while delivering the 58th Inaugural lecture of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, titled, ‘Life Expressed in Stochastic Processes: Towards Statistical Solutions to the Problematics’

While backing up the suggestion, he explained that…

Source: Nigerian Tribune

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