Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 6th, 2006
According to a study from Japan, "Transportation among regions is found as one of the main factors which affect the outbreak of diseases. It will change the disease dynamics and break infection out even if infectious diseases will go to extinction in each city without transport-related infection."
"In this paper," said researchers, "a mathematical model is proposed to demonstrate the dynamics of such disease propagation between two regions (or cities) due to the population dispersal and infection on transports."
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