basic reproductive rate

basic reproductive rate

measurement of the number of infections produced, on average, by an infectious person at an early stage in the propagation of an epidemic when virtually all members of the population are susceptible to infection.
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They said the fever has a "basic reproductive rate" of 24", which means one fan can pass it on to 24 others during the "infected" period.
Then, [R.sub.0] = [r.sub.2]/[r.sub.1] [S.sub.0]' where [R.sub.0] the basic reproductive rate of the infection, which is the number of secondary infections produced by one primary infection in wholly susceptible population.
2.1.3 Numericalization of Basic Reproductive Rate of Infection ([R.sub.0])
If the basic reproductive rate if infection,[R.sub.0] > 1, then the epidemic is said to be growing and if [R.sub.0] < 1 then said to be diminishing.
Where Ro s the basic reproductive rate, 1/v is the average infectious period and I (0) is the initial number of infectious people introduced into the susceptible population.
Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of the basic reproductive rate: tuberculosis as an example.
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