Data suggest nCoV more infectious than 1918 flu, but what does that mean?

Research published late yesterday in The New England Journal of Medicine offers another estimate of the R-nought (R 0 ) value—a measure of infectiousness—of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has sickened more than 8,000 people and suggests the virus is more infectious than the 1918 influenza pandemic virus. The […]

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