Infection risk

There are no equal opportunity infectors: Epidemiological modelers must rethink our approach to inequality in infection risk

Mathematical models have come to play a key role in global pandemic preparedness and outbreak response: helping to plan for disease burden, hospital capacity, and inform non-pharmaceutical interventions. Such models have played a pivotal role in the …

Social organization, cohesion, village context, and infection risk in rural Ecuador

Social networks are typically seen as conduits for the spread of disease and disease risk factors. However, social relationships also reduce the incidence of chronic disease and potentially infectious diseases. Seldom are these opposing effects …