Spread of COVID-19 in urban neighbourhoods and slums of the developing world

  title={Spread of COVID-19 in urban neighbourhoods and slums of the developing world},
  author={Anand Sahasranaman and Henrik Jeldtoft Jensen},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society Interface},
We study the spread of COVID-19 across neighbourhoods of cities in the developing world and find that small numbers of neighbourhoods account for a majority of cases (k-index approx. 0.7). We also find that the countrywide distribution of cases across states/provinces in these nations also displays similar inequality, indicating self-similarity across scales. Neighbourhoods with slums are found to contain the highest density of cases across all cities under consideration, revealing that slums… 

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