Posted: August 26, 2013

CDC Quick Learn Lessons: Create an Epi Curve


These lessons provide basic public health knowledge and skills specifically related to the development and use of an epidemic curve to determine the progression of a disease outbreak or other health-related event over time. This graph is a critical tool for epidemiologists, clinicians, and other health professionals who need to recognize and understand the patterns of disease development in a population for the purposes of disease surveillance and public health prevention initiatives.


Public Health, Population Health, Epidemiology, Public Health Sciences


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)