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Coronavirus transmission rates: Every ONE patient infects TWO to THREE other people

A scientific analysis of the coronavirus outbreak has revealed that every person in Wuhan who contracts the disease  spreads it to at least two or three other people. Despite efforts to contain coronavirus with quarantines and increased public awareness, the disease is now spreading exponentially, especially in China where anywhere between 4,500 to 46,000 people now have it (the official government figure is substantially lower than independent models and on-the-ground numbers). By this upcoming May, China is expected to see 150,000 new cases of coronavirus per day, and this is due in large part to its growing exponential spread from one person to upwards of three or even more. Researchers from The University of Hong Kong estimate that the current number of infection cases is doubling every week – and that number could increase even more over time. Read more....



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