COVID-19 Resource Centre of the Lancet
To assist health workers and researchers working under challenging conditions to bring this outbreak to a close, The Lancet has created a Coronavirus Resource Centre.
This resource brings together new 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) content from across The Lancet journals as it is published. All of our COVID-19 content is free to access.
The effect of control strategies to reduce social mixing on outcomes of the COVID-19 epidemic in Wuhan, China: a modelling study
School and workplace closures have reduced the number of COVID-19 cases and substantially delayed the epidemic peak in Wuhan, China. Now - new modelling research, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, suggests that extending these physical distancing measures enforced in Wuhan until April, rather than March, would likely delay a second wave of cases until later in the year. A staggered return to work at the beginning of April could reduce the median number of new infections by 24% up to the end of 2020, and delay a second peak until October —relieving pressure on the health services in the intervening months.
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