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Three diﬀerent scenarios for the development of the infection are conceivable: (a) The type 1 infection at some point completely surrounds type 2, thereby preventing type 2 from growing any further. (b) Type 2 similarly strangles type 1. (c) Both infections grow to occupy inﬁnitely many sites. It is not hard to see that, regardless of the intensities of the infections, outcomes (a) and (b) where one of the infection types at some point encloses the other have positive probability regardless of λ1 and λ2 .
To formalize this, let S˜t ⊂ Rd be a continuum version of St obtained by replacing each x ∈ St by a unit cube centred at x. 1 (Shape Theorem) There is a compact convex set A such that, for any ε > 0, almost surely (1 − ε)λA ⊂ S˜t ⊂ (1 + ε)λA t for large t. In the above form, the shape theorem was proved in Kesten (1973) as an improvement on the original ‘in probability’ version, which appears already in Richardson (1973). See also Cox and Durrett (1988) and Boivin (1990) for generalizations to ﬁrst-passage percolation processes with more general passage times.