Modeling the Onset of Symptoms of COVID-19

  title={Modeling the Onset of Symptoms of COVID-19},
  author={Joseph R Larsen and Margaret R. Martin and John D Martin and Peter Kuhn and James B Hicks},
  journal={Frontiers in Public Health},
COVID-19 is a pandemic viral disease with catastrophic global impact. This disease is more contagious than influenza such that cluster outbreaks occur frequently. If patients with symptoms quickly underwent testing and contact tracing, these outbreaks could be contained. Unfortunately, COVID-19 patients have symptoms similar to other common illnesses. Here, we hypothesize the order of symptom occurrence could help patients and medical professionals more quickly distinguish COVID-19 from other… 

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