## medicine and health

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The travels of bank notes give important clues to epidemiologists

Researchers have used mathematical modelling to understand the evolution of the influenza virus.

**mathematical modelling**.

**Medical statistics**can help us to decide what treatment to look for when we are ill, and to estimate our chances of recovery.

**Medical statistician**Robert Hemmings explains how his work for the Medicines Control Agency helps to safeguard the health of the nation.