Lockdown related travel behavior undermines the containment of SARS-CoV-2

Author(s): Nishant Kishore, Rebecca Kahn, Pamela P Martinez, Pablo M. De Salazar, Ayesha S Mahmud, Caroline BuckeeJournal: medRxiv October 2020
In response to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, unprecedented policies of travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders were enacted around the world. Ultimately,…

Predicting evolution using frequency-dependent selection in bacterial populations

Author(s): Taj Azarian, Pamela P Martinez, Brian J Arnold, Lindsay R Grant, Jukka Corander, Christophe Fraser, Nicholas J. Croucher, Laura L Hammitt, Raymond Reid, Mathuram Santosham, Robert C Weatherholtz, Stephen D Bentley, Katherine L O’Brien, Marc Lipsitch, William P HanageJournal: bioRxiv February 2020
Predicting how pathogen populations will change over time is challenging. Such has been the case with Streptococcus pneumoniae, an important…