Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


UK's R value may be above 1 for first time on record

9 September 2020

In a discussion on Covid-19 and the R value, Dr Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths (UCL Epidemiology & Health) explains how when the infection rates decline, the transmission of the virus varies across the population, making the R value a less useful tool for scientists.

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Read: Guardian