COVID-19 epidemiological parameters summary document

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Title: COVID-19 epidemiological parameters summary document
Authors: More, Simon JohnMcAloon, Conor G.Griffin, John M.Casey, MiriamBarber, AnnLane, ElizabethByrne, Andrew W.Collins, Áine B.McEvoy, DavidHunt, KevinButler, FrancisWall, Patrick G.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11639
Date: 20-May-2020
Online since: 2020-10-29T14:49:17Z
Abstract: In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group (IEMAG) for COVID-19 was established to assist the Irish National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) in their decision-making during the pandemic. A subcommittee from IEMAG (the epidemiological parameters team) was tasked with researching the various parameters, leading to the development of a series of synthesis documents relevant to the parameterisation of a COVID-19 transmission model for Ireland. These parameters include: • R0/R • Latent period & relative importance of pre-symptomatic period • Incubation period • Generation time & serial interval • Proportion of infected who are asymptomatic, by age • Length of infectious period in asymptomatic people and in symptomatic people who do not isolate • Time from onset of symptoms to diagnosis/test results and to hospitalisation • Length of hospital stay and admission to ICUs • Relative infectiousness of asymptomatic versus symptomatic infected people. The current document presents an up-to-date summary of these synthesis documents. A further synthesis document on age-related susceptibility and age-related infectiousness is in preparation.
Type of material: Technical Report
Publisher: Department of Health
Keywords: COVID-19CoronavirusEpidemiological modelsCurrent researchIreland
Other versions: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/dc5711-irish-epidemiology-modelling-advisory-group-to-nphet-technical-notes/
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Veterinary Medicine Research Collection

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