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Alternating quarantine for sustainable mitigation of COVID-19

@article{Meidan2020AlternatingQF,
  title={Alternating quarantine for sustainable mitigation of COVID-19},
  author={Dror Meidan and Nava Schulamann and Reuven Cohen and Simcha Haber and Eyal Yaniv and Ronit Sarid and Baruch Barzel},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
  year={2020}
}
Lacking a drug or vaccine, the current strategy to contain the COVID-19 pandemic is by means of social distancing, specifically mobility restrictions and lock-downs. Such measures impose a hurtful toll on the economy, and are difficult to sustain for extended periods. The challenge is that selective isolation of the symptomatic patients is insufficient to control SARS-CoV-2, due to its relatively long incubation period, in which individuals experience no symptoms, but may already contribute to… Expand

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