On the definition and the computation of the basic reproduction ratio R 0 in models for infectious diseases in heterogeneous populations O Diekmann, JAP Heesterbeek, JAJ Metz Journal of mathematical biology 28 (4), 365-382, 1990 | 3845 | 1990 |

Mathematical epidemiology of infectious diseases: model building, analysis and interpretation O Diekmann, JAP Heesterbeek John Wiley & Sons, 2000 | 3463 | 2000 |

How will country-based mitigation measures influence the course of the COVID-19 epidemic? RM Anderson, H Heesterbeek, D Klinkenberg, TD Hollingsworth The lancet 395 (10228), 931-934, 2020 | 2045 | 2020 |

The construction of next-generation matrices for compartmental epidemic models O Diekmann, JAP Heesterbeek, MG Roberts Journal of the Royal Society Interface 7 (47), 873-885, 2010 | 1055 | 2010 |

Ecology of wildlife diseases PJ Hudson, AP Rizzoli, BT Grenfell, JAP Heesterbeek, AP Dobson Oxford University Press, 2002 | 721 | 2002 |

Stability in real food webs: weak links in long loops A Neutel, JAP Heesterbeek, PC De Ruiter Science 296, 1120-1123, 2002 | 696 | 2002 |

Mathematical tools for understanding infectious disease dynamics O Diekmann, H Heesterbeek, T Britton Princeton University Press, 2012 | 577 | 2012 |

A brief history of R 0 and a recipe for its calculation JAP Heesterbeek Acta biotheoretica 50 (3), 189-204, 2002 | 463 | 2002 |

Modeling infectious disease dynamics in the complex landscape of global health H Heesterbeek, RM Anderson, V Andreasen, S Bansal, D De Angelis, ... Science 347 (6227), 2015 | 396 | 2015 |

How does transmission of infection depend on population size? MCM de Jong, O Diekmann, JAP Heesterbeek Epidemic models: their structure and relation to data 5, 84, 1995 | 366 | 1995 |

Complexity theory and financial regulation S Battiston, JD Farmer, A Flache, D Garlaschelli, AG Haldane, ... Science 351 (6275), 818-819, 2016 | 364 | 2016 |

Reconciling complexity with stability in naturally assembling food webs AM Neutel, JAP Heesterbeek, J Van de Koppel, G Hoenderboom, A Vos, ... Nature 449 (7162), 599-602, 2007 | 333 | 2007 |

Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in veal calf farming: human MRSA carriage related with animal antimicrobial usage and farm hygiene H Graveland, JA Wagenaar, H Heesterbeek, D Mevius, E Van Duijkeren, ... PloS one 5 (6), e10990, 2010 | 292 | 2010 |

Daniel Bernoulli’s epidemiological model revisited K Dietz, JAP Heesterbeek Mathematical biosciences 180 (1-2), 1-21, 2002 | 278 | 2002 |

Heterogeneous shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle and its implications for control L Matthews, JC Low, DL Gally, MC Pearce, DJ Mellor, JAP Heesterbeek, ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103 (3), 547-552, 2006 | 269 | 2006 |

The concept of *R*_{o} in epidemic theoryJAP Heesterbeek, K Dietz Statistica neerlandica 50 (1), 89-110, 1996 | 268 | 1996 |

A new method for estimating the effort required to control an infectious disease MG Roberts, JAP Heesterbeek Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences …, 2003 | 267 | 2003 |

Persistence of livestock associated MRSA CC398 in humans is dependent on intensity of animal contact H Graveland, JA Wagenaar, K Bergs, H Heesterbeek, D Heederik PloS one 6 (2), e16830, 2011 | 218 | 2011 |

The saturating contact rate in marriage-and epidemic models JAP Heesterbeek, JAJ Metz Journal of Mathematical Biology 31 (5), 529-539, 1993 | 198 | 1993 |

The changing incidence of dengue haemorrhagic fever in Indonesia: a 45-year registry-based analysis MR Karyanti, CSPM Uiterwaal, R Kusriastuti, SR Hadinegoro, MM Rovers, ... BMC infectious diseases 14 (1), 1-7, 2014 | 184 | 2014 |