column on Airneth Sept. 18, 2009

In a special issue Airneth Column, Vittoria Colizza discusses the effects of travel flows on epidemic phenomena. Airneth is a worldwide scientific network for aviation research and policy.

Global invasion of the H1N1 influenza by air travel during the early outbreak. The arrows represent the seeding of countries by infected travelers (source data from official reports), and the color code indicates the time of the seeding.

Check out the column titled 'People interact. They travel. And diseases might travel with them' on Airneth website!