• James Sharpe

Overdispersion - How superspreading drives the pandemic

Bulletin 72 | James Sharpe

In this Bulletin we explore how superspreading is an important contributor to R. Broad strategies can be successful at reducing R but may come at a high economic cost. Strategies which focus on reducing superspreading may – if successful – lead to suppression of the virus at a lower economic cost.

Overdispersion and the estimation of R0
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