Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Effects of Internal Border Control on Spread of Pandemic Influenza

Wood, James; Zamani, Nasim; MacIntyre, C Raina; Becker, Niels


We investigated the capacity of internal border control to limit influenza spread in an emergent pandemic in the context of Australia, a country with a low-population density and geopolitical boundaries that may facilitate restrictions. Mathematical models were used to study the time delay between epidemics in 2 population centers when travel restrictions were imposed. The models demonstrated that population size, travel rates, and places where travelers reside can strongly influence delay. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Wood_Effects_of_Internal_Border_2007.pdf525.09 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator