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Coronavirus spreading rate makes it hard to control – studies

Coronavirus spreading rate makes it hard to control – studies

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  1. Keep in mind that these reproduction numbers will likely drop now that infection control measures are in place. Since the article didn’t provide it, here are the original papers (not peer reviewed):

    https://www.imperial.ac.uk/mrc-global-infectious-disease-analysis/news–wuhan-coronavirus/
    https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.01.23.20018549v1

  2. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/world/408174/coronavirus-spreading-rate-makes-it-hard-to-control-studies) reduced by 83%. (I’m a bot)
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    > The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 41 today, with more than 1400 people infected world-wide – the vast majority in China.

    > Ferguson's team suggest as many as 4000 people in Wuhan were already infected by 18 January and that on average each case was infecting two or three others.

    > A second study by researchers at Britain's Lancaster University also calculated the contagion rate at 2.5 new people on average being infected by each person already infected.

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  3. Did John Madden write this title?

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