Steven studies the transmission of human pathogens. He conducts field studies, analyses data and uses mathematical models to look at scientific questions that are relevant to public health: how does our pattern of social contacts affect the transmission of respiratory infections? How much more severe is one strain of influenza than another? How far does influenza penetrate into rural areas after it sweeps through cities?
et al., Coordinating the real-time use of global influenza activity data for better public health planning, Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, ISSN:1750-2640
et al., 2019, Improving risk assessment of the emergence of novel influenza A viruses by incorporating environmental surveillance, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-biological Sciences, Vol:374, ISSN:0962-8436
et al., 2019, Characterising antibody kinetics from multiple influenza infection and vaccination events in ferrets, Plos Computational Biology, Vol:15
et al., 2019, Using "outbreak science" to strengthen the use of models during epidemics, Nature Communications, Vol:10, ISSN:2041-1723
et al., 2019, Forecasting national and regional influenza-like illness for the USA, Plos Computational Biology, Vol:15, ISSN:1553-734X