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What does simple power law kinetics tell about our response to coronavirus pandemic?
Prateek Kumar Jha.
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10.1101/2020.04.03.20051797
Coronavirus pandemic of 2019-2020 has already affected over a million people and caused over 50,000 deaths worldwide (as on April 3, 2020). Roughly half of the world population has been asked to work from home and practice social distancing as the search for a vaccine continues. Though government interventions such as lockdown and social distancing are theoretically useful, its debatable whether such interventions are effective in flattening the curve, which is ceasing or reducing the growth of infection in control populations. In this article, I present a simple power law model that enables a comparison of countries in time windows of 14 days since first coronavirus related death is reported in that country. It therefore provides means to access the efficacy of above interventions.
www.medrxiv.org
2020
Artículo
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.03.20051797v1.full.pdf
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VIRUS RESPIRATORIOS
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