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The Effect of Face Mask Use on COVID-19 Models

by 1,*,† and 2,†
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Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, University of Bonn, 53115 Bonn, Germany
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Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada
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Both authors contributed equally to this work.
Received: 12 January 2021 / Revised: 7 February 2021 / Accepted: 22 February 2021 / Published: 26 February 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Evolving COVID-19 Epidemiology and Dynamics)
We begin with a simple model for the COVID-19 epidemic and add face mask usages and testing and quarantine of infectives. We estimate the effect on the reproduction number and discuss the question of whether the epidemic can be controlled by increased use of face masks. View Full-Text
Keywords: COVID-19; deterministic modeling; face mask usages; test and quarantine; reproduction number; final epidemic size COVID-19; deterministic modeling; face mask usages; test and quarantine; reproduction number; final epidemic size
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Bai, F.; Brauer, F. The Effect of Face Mask Use on COVID-19 Models. Epidemiologia 2021, 2, 75-83. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/epidemiologia2010007

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Bai F, Brauer F. The Effect of Face Mask Use on COVID-19 Models. Epidemiologia. 2021; 2(1):75-83. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/epidemiologia2010007

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Bai, Fan, and Fred Brauer. 2021. "The Effect of Face Mask Use on COVID-19 Models" Epidemiologia 2, no. 1: 75-83. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/epidemiologia2010007

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