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Identification of Time Delays in COVID-19 Data

  title={Identification of Time Delays in COVID-19 Data},
  author={Nicola Guglielmi and Elisa Iacomini and Alex Viguerie},
COVID-19 data released by public health authorities features the presence of notable time-delays, corresponding to the difference between actual time of infection and identification of infection. These delays have several causes, including the natural incubation period of the virus, availability and speed of testing facilities, population demographics, and testing center capacity, among others. Such delays have important ramifications for both the mathematical modeling of COVID-19 contagion and… 


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