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Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Antiepidemic Policies and Global Situation Assessment of COVID-19

  title={Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Antiepidemic Policies and Global Situation Assessment of COVID-19},
  author={Liyan Xu and Hongmou Zhang and Yuqiao Deng and K. Wang and Fu Li and Qing-Ge Lu and Jie Yin and Q. Di and T. Liu and H. Yin and Zijiao Zhang and Qingyang Du and Hongbin Yu and Aihan Liu and Hezhishi Jiang and Jin-tang Guo and X. Yuan and Y. Zhang and Liu Liu and Y. Liu},
  journal={arXiv: Physics and Society},
With a two-layer contact-dispersion model and data in China, we analyze the cost-effectiveness of three types of antiepidemic measures for COVID-19: regular epidemiological control, local social interaction control, and inter-city travel restriction. We find that: 1) intercity travel restriction has minimal or even negative effect compared to the other two at the national level; 2) the time of reaching turning point is independent of the current number of cases, and only related to the… Expand

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