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Robust Bayesian modelling for Covid-19 data in Italy

On 21 February 2020, the first person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 – the virus responsible for Covid-19 – was reported in Italy. After that, the number of people infected with Covid-19 increased rapidly, first in northern regions and then in all Italian territories.

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Covid-19 is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the newly emerged virus, SARS-CoV-2. The virus rapidly spread and was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on 11...

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A more transparent way to estimate and report daily Covid-19 deaths

“How many people have died in recent days from Covid-19 in English hospitals?” A simple enough question, but the issue of delayed reporting means the answer is riddled with uncertainty.

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A confluence of acute and chronic diseases: Risk factors among Covid-19 patients

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Comparing and assessing Covid-19 tests

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