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The Ethics of Data Collection in Epidemiology

One of the most critical aspects of any health disaster situation is reaction time. The faster healthcare workers or first responders can react, the more lives they can save. This is especially true in epidemiology, which is the branch of medical science that deals with the incidence, distribution, and control of disease in a population.

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