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Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2)

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Science  16 Mar 2020:
DOI: 10.1126/science.abb3221

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  • Received for publication February 15, 2020
  • Accepted for publication March 12, 2020
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  1. Ruiyun Li1,*,
  2. Sen Pei2,*,,
  3. Bin Chen3,*,
  4. Yimeng Song4,
  5. Tao Zhang5,
  6. Wan Yang6,
  7. Jeffrey Shaman2,
  1. 1MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London W2 1PG, UK.
  2. 2Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA.
  3. 3Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA.
  4. 4Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  5. 5Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Earth System Modeling, Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing 10084, P. R. China.
  6. 6Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: sp3449{at} (S.P.); jls106{at} (J.S.)
  1. * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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