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Evolution and epidemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil

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Brazil currently has one of the fastest-growing severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemics in the world. Because of limited available data, assessments of the impact of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) on this virus spread remain challenging. Using a mobility-driven transmission model, we show that NPIs reduced the reproduction number from >3 to 1 to 1.6 in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Sequencing of 427 new genomes and analysis of a geographically representa...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1126/science.abd2161

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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0000-0002-5080-3130
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0000-0001-8637-2910
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0000-0002-5404-272X
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0000-0002-0025-8293
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0000-0002-7162-5070
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American Association for the Advancement of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
Science Journal website
Volume:
369
Issue:
6508
Pages:
1255-1260
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2020-09-04
Acceptance date:
2020-07-16
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
Pmid:
32703910
Language:
English
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1124461
Local pid:
pubs:1124461
Deposit date:
2020-10-12

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