Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19.

Author(s): Buckee CO, Balsari S, Chan J, Crosas M, Grad YH, Grenfell B, Halloran ME, Kraemer MUG, Lipsitch M, Metcalf CJE, Meyers LA, Perkins TA, Santillana M, Scarpino SV, Viboud C, Wesolowski A, Schroeder AJournal: SciencePMID: 32205458 March 2020
As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic worsens, understanding the effectiveness of public messaging and large-scale social distancing interventions is critical.…

Mapping imported malaria in Bangladesh using parasite genetic and human mobility data.

Author(s): Chang HH, Wesolowski A, Sinha I, Jacob CG, Mahmud A, Uddin D, Zaman SI, Hossain MA, Faiz MA, Ghose A, Sayeed AA, Rahman MR, Islam A, Karim MJ, Rezwan MK, Shamsuzzaman AKM, Jhora ST, Aktaruzzaman MM, Drury E, Gonçalves S, Kekre M, Dhorda M, Vongpromek R, Miotto O, Engø-Monsen K, Kwiatkowski D, Maude RJ, Buckee CJournal: ElifePMID: 30938289 August 2019
For countries aiming for malaria elimination, travel of infected individuals between endemic areas undermines local interventions. Quantifying parasite importation has…

Nonannual seasonality of influenza-like illness in a tropical urban setting.

Author(s): Lam HM, Wesolowski A, Hung NT, Nguyen TD, Nhat NTD, Todd S, Vinh DN, Vy NHT, Thao TTN, Thanh NTL, Tin PT, Minh NNQ, Bryant JE, Buckee CO, Ngoc TV, Chau NVV, Thwaites GE, Farrar J, Tam DTH, Vinh H, Boni MFJournal: Influenza Other Respir VirusesPMID: 30044029 November 2018
In temperate and subtropical climates, respiratory diseases exhibit seasonal peaks in winter. In the tropics, with no winter, peak timings…

Mapping malaria by combining parasite genomic and epidemiologic data.

Author(s): Wesolowski A, Taylor AR, Chang HH, Verity R, Tessema S, Bailey JA, Alex Perkins T, Neafsey DE, Greenhouse B, Buckee COJournal: BMC MedPMID: 30333020 October 2018
Recent global progress in scaling up malaria control interventions has revived the goal of complete elimination in many countries. Decreasing…

Estimating sources and sinks of malaria parasites in Madagascar.

Author(s): Ihantamalala FA, Herbreteau V, Rakotoarimanana FMJ, Rakotondramanga JM, Cauchemez S, Rahoilijaona B, Pennober G, Buckee CO, Rogier C, Metcalf CJE, Wesolowski AJournal: Nat CommunPMID: 30254280 September 2018
In areas where malaria epidemiology is spatially and temporally heterogeneous, human-mediated parasite importation can result in non-locally acquired clinical cases…