From the Summary: "In response to the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic, countries have sought to control transmission of SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2] by restricting population movement through social distancing interventions, reducing the number of contacts. Mobility data represent an important proxy measure of social distancing. Here, we develop a framework to infer the relationship between mobility and the key measure of population-level disease transmission, the reproduction number (R). The framework is applied to 53 countries with sustained SARS-CoV-2 transmission based on two distinct country-specific automated measures of human mobility, Apple and Google mobility data."
Report No. 26
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