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What kind of equation would one use to create a 1-10 scale indicating the importance ranking of a certain disease, and/or disease causing pathogen? This equation should account for factors such as the mortality rate of the disease, as well as the incidence, and the degree of resistance of the involved pathogen to various treatments.

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What kind of equation would one use to create a 1-10 scale indicating the importance ranking of a certain disease, and/or disease causing pathogen? This equation should account for factors such as the mortality rate of the disease, as well as the incidence, and the degree of resistance of the involved pathogen to various treatments.