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Virus spread: What is the R number and why is it important?

The reproduction rate of a virus, the 'r naught', refers to how infectious a disease is, indicating the number of people likely to be infected by someone contaminated with Covid-19. The rate is correlated to factors including the period of contagion, the amount of people they have been in contact with, and how the virus is transmitted.

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