Resilience management during large-scale epidemic outbreaks

@article{Massaro2017ResilienceMD,
  title={Resilience management during large-scale epidemic outbreaks},
  author={Emanuele Massaro and Alexander A. Ganin and Nicola Perra and Igor Linkov and Alessandro Vespignani},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={8}
}
Assessing and managing the impact of large-scale epidemics considering only the individual risk and severity of the disease is exceedingly difficult and could be extremely expensive. Economic consequences, infrastructure and service disruption, as well as the recovery speed, are just a few of the many dimensions along which to quantify the effect of an epidemic on society’s fabric. Here, we extend the concept of resilience to characterize epidemics in structured populations, by defining the… 

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