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AutorIn 1:
Donsimoni, Jean Roch
AutorIn 2:
Glawion, René
AutorIn 3:
Plachter, Bodo
weitere AutorInnen:
Wälde, Klaus
HerausgeberIn 1:
IZA – Institute of Labor Economics
Titel:
Projecting the Spread of COVID19 for Germany
Ort:
Bonn
Verlag:
IZA – Institute of Labor Economics
Jahr:
2020
Reihe:
IZA DP No. 13094
Abstract:
"(...) We model the evolution of the number of individuals that are reported to be sick with COVID-19 in Germany. Our theoretical framework builds on a continuous time Markov chain with four states: healthy without infection, sick, healthy after recovery or after infection but without symptoms and dead. Our quantitative solution matches the number of sick individuals up to the most recent observation and ends with a share of sick individuals following from infection rates and sickness probabilities. We employ this framework to study inter alia the expected peak of the number of sick individuals in a scenario without public regulation of social contacts. We also study the effects of public regulations. For all scenarios we report the expected end of the CoV-2 epidemic. (...)"
[Corona, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, spread of infection, Markov model, Germany, projection]
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