R0 and Incubation Periods: How Other Coronavirus Outbreaks Were Stopped

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NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
20 Jun 2020

Why can’t we stop COVID-19 like we stopped SARS and MERS, the other two 21st century
coronavirus outbreaks? How the R0 and incubation period of a virus factor in.

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We started out this series by looking at where coronaviruses come from:
· Where Do Deadly Coronaviruses Like MERS-CoV Come From? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/where-do-deadly-co
· The SARS Coronavirus and Wet Markets (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-sars-coronavir
· Where Did the COVID-19 Coronavirus Come From? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/where-did-the-covi
· The Last Coronavirus Pandemic May Have Been Caused by Livestock (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-last-coronavir

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· Social Distancing, Lockdowns & Testing: How to Slow the COVID-19 Pandemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/social-distancing-
· COVID-19 Symptoms vs. the Flu, a Cold or Allergies (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/covid-19-symptoms-
· Modifiable Risk Factors and Comorbidities for Severe COVID-19 Infection (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/modifiable-risk-fa
· The Immune System and COVID-19 Treatment (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-immune-system-
· Would Zinc Lozenges Help with COVID-19? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/would-zinc-lozenge
· How to Avoid COVID-19 (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/how-to-avoid-covid
· Hand Washing & Sanitizing to Inactivate COVID-19 Coronavirus (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/hand-washing-sanit
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· How COVID-19 Ends: Vaccination, Mutations, and Herd Immunity (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/how-covid-19-ends-
· The COVID-19 Pandemic May Just Be a Dress Rehearsal (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/the-covid-19-pande
· How to Prevent the Next Pandemic (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/how-to-prevent-the

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