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Dynamics of Person-to-Person Interactions from Distributed RFID Sensor Networks
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We present a scalable experimental framework for gathering real-time data resolving face-to-face social interactions with tunable spatial and temporal granularities. Expand
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Preparedness and vulnerability of African countries against importations of COVID-19: a modelling study
Summary Background The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic has spread from China to 25 countries. Local cycles ofExpand
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Seasonal transmission potential and activity peaks of the new influenza A(H1N1): a Monte Carlo likelihood analysis based on human mobility
BackgroundOn 11 June the World Health Organization officially raised the phase of pandemic alert (with regard to the new H1N1 influenza strain) to level 6. As of 19 July, 137,232 cases of the H1N1Expand
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The GLEaMviz computational tool, a publicly available software to explore realistic epidemic spreading scenarios at the global scale
BackgroundComputational models play an increasingly important role in the assessment and control of public health crises, as demonstrated during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Much research hasExpand
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Epidemic modeling in metapopulation systems with heterogeneous coupling pattern: theory and simulations.
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The spatial structure of populations is a key element in the understanding of the large-scale spreading of infectious diseases in metapopulation models characterized by heterogeneous connectivity and mobility patterns. Expand
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Simulation of an SEIR infectious disease model on the dynamic contact network of conference attendees
BackgroundThe spread of infectious diseases crucially depends on the pattern of contacts between individuals. Knowledge of these patterns is thus essential to inform models and computational efforts.Expand
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Local and regional spread of chikungunya fever in the Americas.
Chikungunya fever (CHIKV), a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes, is currently affecting several areas in the Caribbean. The vector is found in the Americas from southern Florida to Brazil, andExpand
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Modeling the spatial spread of infectious diseases: The GLobal Epidemic and Mobility computational model
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We present the Global Epidemic and Mobility (GLEaM) model that integrates sociodemographic and population mobility data in a spatially structured stochastic disease approach to simulate the spread of epidemics at the worldwide scale. Expand
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Assessment of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) epidemic in the Middle East and risk of international spread using a novel maximum likelihood analysis approach.
The emergence of the novel Middle East (ME) respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has raised global public health concerns regarding the current situation and its future evolution. Here weExpand
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Human Mobility Networks, Travel Restrictions, and the Global Spread of 2009 H1N1 Pandemic
After the emergence of the H1N1 influenza in 2009, some countries responded with travel-related controls during the early stage of the outbreak in an attempt to contain or slow down its internationalExpand
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