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(Why) are there so few studies of ivermectin as an antiviral in animal models?

I've been trying to understand the ivermectin controversy (especially in view of NIH's recent [partial] change of heart). Based on one of the more recent papers (Jans & Wagstaff) which proposes ...
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Solve SIR in continuous or discrete form, which one is more accurate in epidemiology sense

Oftentimes, SIR model is used in epidemiology to model infection. Based on the model form, the original SIR model is continuous, and strictly should be solved with continous ode solver. However, it ...
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Any replications for the finding that SARS-CoV-2 disease severity depends on the initial ineffective dose?

In an October NEJM article it was stated that: Recent virologic, epidemiologic, and ecologic data have led to the hypothesis that facial masking may also reduce the severity of disease among people ...
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