Human movement patterns and local spread of COVID-19 [electronic resource] / an interview with Ben Cowling.Material type: SoundSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Interviews on Covid-19: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2021Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (9 min.))Subject(s): Communicable diseases -- Prevention | COVID-19 (Disease) -- Epidemiology | COVID-19 (Disease) -- Transmission | COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- | Carrier State | Communicable Disease Control | Coronavirus Infections | COVID-19 -- epidemiology | COVID-19 -- prevention & control | COVID-19 -- transmission | Disease Outbreaks | Physical Distancing | Public Health | SARS-CoV-2 | Virus SheddingOnline resources: Click here to access online | Series
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Contents: Observed spreading of SARS-CoV-2 and the R numbers describing it -- What are "super-spreader events" (SSEs) -- Role of SSEs in the local transmission of SARS-CoV-2 -- Effect of human movement patterns on the incidence of SSEs and overall transmission -- Effectiveness of lockdowns in preventing SSEs and reducing transmission -- Implications of these findings for public health officials and safety guidelines.
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