Peak fraction of infected in epidemic spreading for multi-community networks

  title={Peak fraction of infected in epidemic spreading for multi-community networks},
  author={Jing Ma and Xiangyi Meng and Lidia A. Braunstein},
  journal={J. Complex Networks},
One of the most effective strategies to mitigate the global spreading of a pandemic (e.g. coronavirus disease 2019) is to shut down international airports. From a network theory perspective, this is since international airports and flights, essentially playing the roles of bridge nodes and bridge links between countries as individual communities, dominate the epidemic spreading characteristics in the whole multi-community system. Among all epidemic characteristics, the peak fraction of… 

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