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Predictability and epidemic pathways in global outbreaks of infectious diseases: the SARS case study

  • Vittoria Colizza1Email author,
  • Alain Barrat1, 2,
  • Marc Barthélemy3 and
  • Alessandro Vespignani4, 5
BMC Medicine20075:34

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-5-34

Received: 10 October 2007

Accepted: 21 November 2007

Published: 21 November 2007

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21 Nov 2007 Editorially accepted
21 Nov 2007 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-5-34

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Authors’ Affiliations

Complex Networks Lagrange Laboratory (CNLL), Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI) Foundation
Unité Mixte de Recherche du CNRS UMR 8627
CEA-DIF Centre d'Etudes de Bruyères-Le-Châtel
School of Informatics and Center for Biocomplexity, Indiana University
Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI) Foundation