What types of epidemiologists are there

Epidemiology and social epidemiology


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Further sources:

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Internet addresses:

German Society for Epidemiology (the current version of the “Guidelines and Recommendations for Safeguarding Good Epidemiological Practice [GEP]” is also available on this website): www.dgepi.de
Robert Koch Institute: www.rki.de


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