In this article we explore the effects derived from contact pattern heterogeneity on the spreading dynamics of persistent infections, i.e. those caused by pathogens able to survive within the host being unnoticed for long periods; typically longer than the average life expectation of individuals.
- J. Sanz, L. M. Floria, and Y. Moreno, “Spreading of Persistent Infections in Heterogeneous Populations”, Physical Review E, 81, 056108 (2010). (article) APS Physics published a Synopsis.
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