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Characterizing the effective reproduction number during the COVID-19 pandemic: Insights from Qatar’s experience
( International Society of Global Health , 2022 , Article)
Background: The effective reproduction number, Rt, is a tool to track and understand epidemic dynamics. This investigation of Rt estimations was conducted to guide the national COVID-19 response in Qatar, from the onset ...
Modeling the population-level impact of treatment on COVID-19 disease and SARS-CoV-2 transmission
( Elsevier , 2022 , Article)
Different COVID-19 treatment candidates are under development, and some are becoming available including two promising drugs from Merck and Pfizer. This study provides conceptual frameworks for the effects of three types ...
Effects of BA.1/BA.2 subvariant, vaccination, and prior infection on infectiousness of SARS-CoV-2 omicron infections.
( Oxford University Press , 2022 , Article)
Compared to BA.1, BA.2 was associated with lower RT-qPCR cycle threshold (Ct) value-3.53 fewer cycles (95% CI: 3.46-3.60), signifying higher infectiousness. This may reflect higher viral load and/or longer duration of ...