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High infectiousness immediately before COVID-19 symptom onset highlights the importance of continued contact tracing

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Background
Understanding changes in infectiousness during SARS-COV-2 infections is critical to assess the effectiveness of public health measures such as contact tracing.
Methods
Here, we develop a novel mechanistic approach to infer the infectiousness profile of SARS17 COV-2 infected individuals using data from known infector-infectee pairs. We compare estimates of key epidemiological quantities generated using our mechanistic method with ana... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7554/eLife.65534

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Sub department:
Mathematical Institute
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0146-9164
Publisher:
eLife Sciences Publications
Journal:
eLife More from this journal
Volume:
10
Article number:
e65534
Publication date:
2021-04-26
Acceptance date:
2021-04-25
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ISSN:
2050-084X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1174071
Local pid:
pubs:1174071
Deposit date:
2021-05-04

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