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Sat May 30, 2020, 12:09 AM

First I've heard of "Infectivity Rate"

From local central TX newspaper...

District reported Thursday that four more residents had tested positive, bringing the local case count to 117, with 18 cases active. The increase comes as the statewide “infectivity rate,” the average number of people each infected person spreads the disease to, recently climbed to the fifth highest in the nation

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Reply First I've heard of "Infectivity Rate" (Original post)
Laura PourMeADrink May 30 OP
htuttle May 30 #1
Laura PourMeADrink May 30 #2
Freethinker65 May 30 #3

Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 12:12 AM

1. "the average number of people each infected person spreads the disease to"

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Response to htuttle (Reply #1)

Sat May 30, 2020, 12:32 AM

2. Yes, thanks, but still don't understand how anyone

Even knows that. Especially in TX where trump and abbott are friends and all numbers suspect.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 12:43 AM

3. Look at doubling times for hospitalizations and deaths

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