Mapping road network communities for guiding disease surveillance and control strategies

  title={Mapping road network communities for guiding disease surveillance and control strategies},
  author={Emanuele Strano and Matheus Palhares Viana and Alessandro Sorichetta and Andrew J. Tatem},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Human mobility is increasing in its volume, speed and reach, leading to the movement and introduction of pathogens through infected travelers. An understanding of how areas are connected, the strength of these connections and how this translates into disease spread is valuable for planning surveillance and designing control and elimination strategies. While analyses have been undertaken to identify and map connectivity in global air, shipping and migration networks, such analyses have yet to be… 

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