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Calibrated Intervention and Containment of the COVID-19 Pandemic

  title={Calibrated Intervention and Containment of the COVID-19 Pandemic},
  author={Liang Tian and Xuefei Li and Fei Qi and Qian-Yuan Tang and Viola Tang and Jiang Liu and Zhiyuan Li and Xingye Cheng and Xuanxuan Li and Yingchen Shi and Haiguang Liu and Lei Tang},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
COVID-19 has infected more than 823,000 people globally and resulted in over 40,000 deaths as of April 1, 2020. Swift government response to contain the outbreak requires accurate and continuous census of the infected population, particularly with regards to viral carriers without severe symptoms. We take on this task by converting the symptom onset time distribution, which we calibrated, into the percentage of the latent, pre-symptomatic and symptomatic groups through a novel mathematical… 

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