TWiV 652: The rules of contagion with Adam Kucharski

Epidemiologist Adam Kucharski joins TWiV to discuss SARS-CoV-2, including R0, incubation period, herd immunity, asymptomatic infection, superspreaders, children as drivers of pandemics, and how this one will end.

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  • Benjamin Blumberg 21 August 2020, 4:47 pm

    Vince, what makes you so sure that all human viruses started out as animal viruses that jumped species boundaries? Humans go back a long way in evolution too, and maybe something like HIV-1 could have evolved first in humans.
    Love your Website and commentaries.