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The 7 habits of uninfected people

I recently presented to our Board of Supervisors (BOS) about the public health issues related to street cleaning. In San Francisco there is increasing public concern about human defecation, discarded syringes and needles, and homeless encampments.1 2 Not too long ago we had an outbreak of shigellosis among our homeless population.3 In San Francisco we deploy an integrated model for controlling infectious diseases that we developed several years ago. We refined the model based on concepts from transmission dynamics (e.