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What is R0?

Given the new coronavirus which has emerged in Wuhan, China, there’s a lot of panic spreading around the internet. This hasn’t been helped by the irresponsible and factually incorrect fearmongering of a Harvard epidemiologist, Dr Eric Feigl-Ding. Without linking to him, so as to prevent amplifying him further, I’ll give you the gist of what … Continue reading