A microscopic image of the first isolated case of the coronavirus. Photo: Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention via Reuters

China coronavirus: patients are infecting two or three other people, research estimates

  • Transmission rates are considered a moving target because of gaps in information, and the number can change quickly based on quarantines and public awareness
  • ‘Whether transmission continues at the same rate critically depends on the effectiveness of the intense control effort now underway in Wuhan and across China’
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
A microscopic image of the first isolated case of the coronavirus. Photo: Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention via Reuters
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