Tom Britton: Basic reproduction numbers, effective reproduction numbers and herd immunity
Tid: On 2020-05-27 kl 15.15 - 16.00
Plats: Zoom, registration required
Föreläsare: Tom Britton, Stockholms universitet
We start by defining some basic concepts for the simplest epidemic model and then extend the results to a wider class of epidemic models allowing for some population heterogeneities. We end by showing an important new result: the disease-induced herd immunity level \(h_D\) is smaller than the classical herd immunity level \(h_C=1-1/R_0\).
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