Column on Airneth

Airneth is a worldwide scientific network for aviation research and policy, which has started a series of columns by its fellows, in which they touch upon their current research and/or aviation projects.

In a special issue Airneth Column, titledĀ  “People interact. They travel. And diseases might travel with them”, Vittoria Colizza discusses the effects of travel flows on epidemic phenomena.

In the figure below the arrows represent the seeding of countries by infected travelers, during the early outbreak of the new H1N1 influenza, and the color code indicates the time of seeding.

Global invasion of the H1N1 influenza by air travel during the early outbreak.

Global invasion of the H1N1 influenza by air travel during the early outbreak.

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