Methods for early characterisation of the severity and dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 variants: a population-based time series analysis in South Africa.

Author(s): Reichert E, Schaeffer B, Gantt S, Rumpler E, Govender N, Welch R, Shonhiwa AM, Iwu CD, Lamola TM, Moema-Matiea I, Muganhiri D, Hanage W, Santillana M, Jassat W, Cohen C, Swerdlow DJournal: Lancet MicrobePMID: 36057266 August 2022
Assessment of disease severity associated with a novel pathogen or variant provides crucial information needed by public health agencies and…

Near real-time surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic with incomplete data.

Author(s): De Salazar PM, Lu F, Hay JA, Gomez-Barroso D, Fernandez-Navarro P, Martinez EV, Astray-Mochales J, Amillategui R, Garcia-Fulgueiras A, Chirlaque MD, Sanchez-Migallon A, Larrauri A, Sierra MJ, Lipsitch M, Simon F, Santillana M, Hernán MAJournal: PLoS Comput BiolPMID: 35358171 March 2022
When responding to infectious disease outbreaks, rapid and accurate estimation of the epidemic trajectory is critical. However, two common data…