Assessing the Seasonality of Influenza

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Seasonal influenza, also known as the flu, is a significant public health problem worldwide. One of the key aspects to the study of influenza is its seasonal variation. Like clockwork, influenza strikes (infects) the majority of its victims during the winter months in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. How are these annual winter epidemics assessed? How are statisticians contributing? What are their challenges? The answers to these questions are of more than academic interest.

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