High Contagiousness and Rapid Spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

@article{Sanche2020HighCA,
  title={High Contagiousness and Rapid Spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2},
  author={S. Sanche and Y. Lin and Chonggang Xu and E. Romero-Severson and N. Hengartner and R. Ke},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={2020},
  volume={26},
  pages={1470 - 1477}
}
  • S. Sanche, Y. Lin, +3 authors R. Ke
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is the causative agent of the ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic. Initial estimates of the early dynamics of the outbreak in Wuhan, China, suggested a doubling time of the number of infected persons of 6–7 days and a basic reproductive number (R0) of 2.2–2.7. We collected extensive individual case reports across China and estimated key epidemiologic parameters, including the incubation period (4.2 days). We then designed 2 mathematical modeling… CONTINUE READING

    Figures and Topics from this paper.

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    Epidemiology of COVID-19
    1

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 30 REFERENCES
    [The epidemiological characteristics of an outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) in China].
    • Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Emergency Response Epidemiol Team
    • Medicine
    • 2020
    973
    Transmission Dynamics and Control of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
    1033