Epidemic spreading phenomena that widely exist in nature and society including the spreading of infectious disease, computer worms, information etc.
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Our research has got lots of media attention. Here just name a few:
Guardian: HIV spreads like computer worms, say scientists.
Daily Mail: HIV spreads like a computer worm: Researchers find virus mimics an online infection - and warn early detection is key.
Times of India: HIV spreads like 'computer worms'.
Science Daily: HIV spreads like internet malware and should be treated earlier.
Medical Daily: HIV, Like Internet Malware, Spreads Through The Body Using A Two-Pronged Method Of Attack.
International Business Times UK: HIV: Early treatment crucial as virus uses double entry mode.
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