A simple model for the effect of border control or travel restrictions is proposed. It can be used to predict the corresponding results in quite complex disease spread models and has the advantage of providing easy qualitative understanding of the effects of this kind of intervention.

Scalia Tomba, G., & Wallinga, J. (2008). A simple explanation for the low impact of border control as a countermeasure to the spread of an infectious disease. MATHEMATICAL BIOSCIENCES, 214, 70-72 [10.1016/j.mbs.2008.02.009].

A simple explanation for the low impact of border control as a countermeasure to the spread of an infectious disease

SCALIA TOMBA, GIANPAOLO;
2008

Abstract

A simple model for the effect of border control or travel restrictions is proposed. It can be used to predict the corresponding results in quite complex disease spread models and has the advantage of providing easy qualitative understanding of the effects of this kind of intervention.
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Rilevanza internazionale
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Settore MAT/09 - Ricerca Operativa
English
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health; photoacoustic effect; border control; disease spreading; Elsevier (CO); infectious diseases; simple modeling; travel restrictions; disease control; border region; disease control; disease spread; infectious disease; modeling; qualitative analysis; transportation planning; article; disease transmission; infection; infection control; influenza; mathematical model; pandemic; simulation; algorithms; communicable disease control; communicable diseases; disease outbreaks; disease transmission, horizontal; humans; influenza, human; models, biological; travel
Scalia Tomba, G., & Wallinga, J. (2008). A simple explanation for the low impact of border control as a countermeasure to the spread of an infectious disease. MATHEMATICAL BIOSCIENCES, 214, 70-72 [10.1016/j.mbs.2008.02.009].
SCALIA TOMBA, G; Wallinga, J
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