Estimating the effective reproduction number of the 2019-nCoV in China

Zhidong Cao, Qingpeng Zhang, Xin Lu, Dirk Pfeiffer, Zhongwei Jia, Hongbing Song, Daniel Dajun Zeng

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Abstract

We estimate the effective reproduction number for 2019-nCoV based on the daily reported cases from China CDC. The results indicate that 2019-nCoV has a higher effective reproduction number than SARS with a comparable fatality rate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalUnknown Journal
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 29 2020

Keywords

  • Computer Simulation
  • Coronavirus
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Epidemiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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