SARS-CoV-2 epidemic after social and economic reopening in three US states reveals shifts in age structure and clinical characteristics

Author(s): Nathan Wikle, Thu Nguyen-Anh Tran, Bethany Gentilesco, Scott M Leighow, Joseph Albert, Emily R Strong, Karel Brinda, Haider Inam, Fuhan Yang, Sajid Hossain, Philip Chan, William P Hanage, Maria Messick, Justin R Pritchard, Ephraim M Hanks, Maciej F BoniJournal: medRxiv November 2020
In the United States, state-level re-openings in spring 2020 presented an opportunity for the resurgence of SARS-CoV-2 transmission. One important…

Implications of the Age Profile of the Novel Coronavirus

Author(s): David J. Haw, William P Hanage, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Michael J Mina, James HayJournal: DASH March 2020
The role of children in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 remains unclear, and existing data are yet to provide a consistent…

Predicting evolution using frequency-dependent selection in bacterial populations

Author(s): Taj Azarian, Pamela P Martinez, Brian J Arnold, Lindsay R Grant, Jukka Corander, Christophe Fraser, Nicholas J. Croucher, Laura L Hammitt, Raymond Reid, Mathuram Santosham, Robert C Weatherholtz, Stephen D Bentley, Katherine L O’Brien, Marc Lipsitch, William P HanageJournal: bioRxiv February 2020
Predicting how pathogen populations will change over time is challenging. Such has been the case with Streptococcus pneumoniae, an important…