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Controlling contagion by restricting mobility in a bioterrorist attack or an epidemic

Responding to an epidemic or bioterrorist attack with moderate travel restrictions could effectively control contagion in densely populated areas, according to a study published on Wednesday in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology study compared contagion rates in two scenarios, one with travel restrictions and one without the restrictions. Previous research showed…

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