The Reproductive Number of COVID-19 Is Higher Compared to SARS Coronavirus

J Travel Med. 2020 Mar 13;27(2):taaa021. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taaa021.

Abstract

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Keywords: R 0; COVID-19; China; Coronavirus; Epidemic potential; Public health emergency of international concern; SARS; Wuhan.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Betacoronavirus / growth & development
  • Betacoronavirus / pathogenicity
  • Betacoronavirus / physiology*
  • Coronavirus Infections / transmission*
  • Coronavirus Infections / virology*
  • Disease Transmission, Infectious*
  • Humans
  • Infectious Disease Incubation Period
  • Internationality
  • Pneumonia, Viral / transmission*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / virology*
  • SARS Virus / growth & development
  • SARS Virus / pathogenicity
  • SARS Virus / physiology
  • Travel
  • Viral Load
  • Virus Replication

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2