Controlling the Spread of Contagious Disease in an Operational Environment

February, 2020
IDA document: P-10877
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Documents
Division: Strategy, Forces and Resources Division
Julia K. Burr, Robert L. Cubeta, Lucas A. LaViolet, Sean M. Oxford See more authors
This paper assesses the potential costs and benefits of a variety measures to control a significant outbreak of infectious disease during an ongoing military operation. It also considers the influence of several operational challenges and disease characteristics on the outcome.