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Testing the efficacy of epidemic testing

  title={Testing the efficacy of epidemic testing},
  author={Surya Dheeshjith and Inavamsi Enaganti and Bud Mishra},
The cataclysmic contagion based calamity Covid-19 has shown us a clear need for a comprehensive community based strategy that overcomes the sheer complexity of controlling it and the caveats of current methods. In this regard, as seen in earlier epidemics, testing has always been an integral part of containment policy. But one has to consider the optimality of a testing scheme based on the resultant disease spread in the community and not based on purely increasing testing efficiency. Therefore… Expand

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