Check out this new book! There are exercises of varying degrees of difficulty, and projects leading to new research directions. For the benefit of public health professionals whose contact with mathematics may not be recent, there is an appendix covering the necessary mathematical background. There are indications which sections require a strong mathematical background so that the book can be useful for both mathematical modelers and public health professionals.
The book is a modern description of many important areas of mathematical epidemiology, with mathematical accuracy but not necessarily complete proofs, including fairly detailed descriptions of models for important communicable diseases, including diseases transmitted by vectors....