Targeted Recovery as an Effective Strategy against Epidemic Spreading


We propose a targeted intervention protocol where recovery is restricted to individuals that have the least number of infected neighbours. Our recovery strategy is highly efficient on any kind of network, since epidemic outbreaks are minimal when compared to the baseline scenario of spontaneous recovery. In the case of spatially embedded networks, we find… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-14763-5


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