Effectiveness and resource requirements of test, trace and isolate strategies for COVID in the UK

  title={Effectiveness and resource requirements of test, trace and isolate strategies for COVID in the UK},
  author={Bobby He and Sheheryar Zaidi and Bryn Elesedy and Michael Hutchinson and Andrei Paleyes and Guy Harling and Anne M. Johnson and Yee Whye Teh},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
We use an individual-level transmission and contact simulation model to explore the effectiveness and resource requirements of various test-trace-isolate (TTI) strategies for reducing the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the UK, in the context of different scenarios with varying levels of stringency of non-pharmaceutical interventions. Based on modelling results, we show that self-isolation of symptomatic individuals and quarantine of their household contacts has a substantial impact on the number of… 
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