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Does COVID 19 hospitalization really helps? or not at all? [closed]

So I wanted to ask, given that most governments imposed quarantine in order to reduce risk of infection and/or not to overwhelm hospitals capacity, I wanted to know if it really makes a difference in ...
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Can concentrating our R0 increasing behaviors lead to a lower R0 than spreading the same behaviours out over time?

R0 depends both on behaviors that lead to infecting others and behaviors that lead to being infected. In the case of COVID-19 these are largely the same behaviors, with the difference being that you ...
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How representative are the COVID-19 quarantine deadlines to the public health impact?

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question. I feel like a lot of people are asking a very similar question, and all we have are deadlines for quarantines (as of writing this question,...
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Efficiency of age-dependent and geographical quarantines?

Most western countries let young people transmit the virus slowly over a period of 1-2 years while keeping the economy in lockdown and letting the old and frail people shop and work together. That ...