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Epidemic management and control through risk-dependent individual contact interventions.

Exposure notification applications have been designed to digitally scale up TTI by harnessing contact data obtained from mobile devices; however, exposure notification services only give users limited binary details if they have been directly exposed to a known infection source. On a contact network, we demonstrate a scalable improvement to TTI and exposure notification applications that use data assimilation. Network DA is a health-management company that uses a variety of sources of health information as well as proximity data from mobile devices that exposure notification applications rely on. When both use the same contact information and diagnostic test results, network DA indicates up to a factor 2 more infections than contact tracing in the simulations. When a sufficient proportion of the population uses network DA and cooperates with individual contact services, aiming for contact activities with network DA reduces deaths by up to a factor 4 relative to TTI.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010171


Vanishing and spreading conditions for a free-boundary epidemic model with subclinical infections and vaccination.

In addition, this paper examines the existence and uniqueness of diseases related to the model's basic reproduction number which is also included in the corresponding ODE model's definition without spatial expansion.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3934/mbe.2022307


Analysis of factors influencing public attention to masks during the COVID-19 epidemic-Data from Sina Weibo.

Mask attention research is vital in understanding the public's awareness and willingness to wear masks, but there are no reports on mask effectiveness in the existing literature. The health belief model used to investigate disease prevention strategies is rarely used to analyze mask findings, and the study on health belief models effectively requires the use of a questionnaire survey. This research was done to establish a health belief model that would influence mask awareness in determining the correlation between perceived susceptibility, perceived severity, self-confidence, perceived loss, sense of limitation, action cues, and mask focus. Finally, it was determined that perceived susceptibility, perceived danger, and action cues had a major effect on mask attention, and that prediction of low attention was 93. 4%, with global accuracy of 84. 3%.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3934/mbe.2022304


Distribution equality as an optimal epidemic mitigation strategy.

A major reaction to a global pandemic stems from a successful global distribution, which is constrained by our global shipping network. The reason is that these programs ignore the way in which this number distributes across countries, which is primarily focused on the number of disseminated therapeutics. They neglect the interplay of the therapeutic transmission patterns with those of the pathogens, most importantly. We create a dissemination plan that naturally follows the pathogen's predicted spreading patterns, not only for supply quantity but also for compatibility with the anticipated demand. To solve this, we create a dissemination plan that naturally follows the predicted spreading patterns of the pathogens. We find that epidemics are circulating almost everywhere in all regions, prompting us to introduce an equality constraint into our dissemination that prioritizes supply homogeneity.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-12261-x

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