How Relevant is the Basic Reproductive Number Computed during COVID-19, Especially during Lockdowns

Arni S.R. Srinivasa Rao, Steven G. Krantz, Michael B. Bonsall, Thomas Kurien, Siddappa N. Byrareddy, David A. Swanson, Ramesh Bhat, Kurapati Sudhakar

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2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
StateAccepted/In press - 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Key words:
  • SARS-Cov2
  • basic reproductive rates
  • lockdowns
  • model-based computations
  • secondary infections
  • study designs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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