publication . Article . 2020

Coronavirus – Scientific insights and societal aspects

Vitaly Volpert; Malay Banerjee; Alberto d’Onofrio; Tomasz Lipniacki; Sergei Petrovskii; Viet Chi Tran;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; In December 2019, the first case of infection with a new virus COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), named coronavirus, was reported in the city of Wuhan, China. At that time, almost nobody paid any attention to it. The new pathogen, however, fast proved to be extremely infectious and dangerous, resulting in about 3–5% mortality. Over the few months that followed, coronavirus has spread over entire world. At the end of March, the total number of infections is fast approaching the psychological threshold of one million, resulting so far in tens of thousands of deaths. Due to the high number of lives already lost and the virus high potential for further s...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, epidemic progression, mathematical models, crisis management, open questions, [MATH]Mathematics [math], Modelling and Simulation, Applied Mathematics, Development economics, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), World War II, History, China, Crisis management, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), Coronavirus, medicine.disease_cause, medicine, nobody, High potential
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Modelling the spread of pandemic influenza and strategies for its containment and mitigation.
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 201601
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | HEALTH
Health system analysis to support capacity development to respond to pandemic influenza in Asia
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 201823
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | HEALTH
Spread of epidemic processes on dynamical networks of animal movements with application to cattle in France
  • Funder: French National Research Agency (ANR) (ANR)
  • Project Code: ANR-16-CE32-0007

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