research product . 2020

Mathematical modelling of COVID-19: A study of non-registered cases and their impact on the spread of COVID-19

Wissing, Alberte Lund; Møller-Sørensen, Jon; Mølgaard, Antonie Lauritzen;
Open Access Danish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 is a coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. The virus is transmitted mainly through small respiratory droplets from coughing or sneezing, where these droplets are then inhaled. The symptoms of COVID-19 vary in severity from being asymptomatic and in the more severe cases there is a risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome and pneumonia, which can poteintially lead to death. The asymptomatic cases is a problem, because they are as infectious as the servere cases, but they are not put in quarantine, which means they can still infect others. In this study we try to estimate the asymptomatic cases or non-regi...
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