2021 article

Population structure, intergroup interaction, and human contact govern infectious disease impacts in mountain gorilla populations

Whittier, C. A., Nutter, F. B., Johnson, P. L. F., Cross, P., Lloyd-Smith, J. O., Slenning, B. D., & Stoskopf, M. K. (2021, December 8). AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY.

author keywords: epidemiological modeling; epidemic threshold; disease invasion; simulation; susceptible-infected-recovered model
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Wild; Ape Diseases / epidemiology; Communicable Diseases / epidemiology; Communicable Diseases / veterinary; Gorilla gorilla; Hominidae; Humans
TL;DR: An individual‐based, stochastic, discrete‐time disease transmission model is presented and it predicts that gorilla group dispersal and limited group interactions are strong factors in preventing widespread population‐level outbreaks of infectious disease after such diseases have been introduced into the population. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: December 20, 2021