Table 1

Estimates and 95% credible intervals of the reproduction number, R, for the A/H7N9 influenza outbreak in China
Parameters R estimate (95% CI)
Zhejiang Shanghai
(k-1 = 3 days and γ-1 = 3 days) 0.13 (0.01 to 0.46) 0.15 (0.01 to 0.47)
(k-1 = 1.5 days and γ-1 = 1.5 days) 0.11 (0.003 to 0.42) 0.17 (0.01 to 0.49)

R estimates based on the sequential Bayesian estimation SEIR method, prior to the start of control interventions on 6 April 2013.

Chowell et al.

Chowell et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:214   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-214

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