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Author: Sebastian Funk

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Accumulation of immunity in heavy-tailed sexual contact networks shapes monkeypox outbreak sizes

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The impact of population-wide rapid antigen testing on SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in Slovakia

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Implication of backward contact tracing in the presence of overdispersed transmission in COVID-19 outbreak

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Early dynamics of transmission and control of 2019-nCoV: a mathematical modelling study

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Estimated transmissibility and severity of novel SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern 202012/01 in England

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Inferring the number of COVID-19 cases from recently reported deaths

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Practical considerations for measuring the effective reproductive number, Rt

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Heavy-tailed sexual contact networks and the epidemiology of monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic regions, May 2022.

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Evaluation of individual and ensemble probabilistic forecasts of COVID-19 mortality in the US

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Feasibility of controlling 2019-nCoV outbreaks by isolation of cases and contacts

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Transmission dynamics of Zika virus in island populations: a modelling analysis of the 2013-14 French Polynesia outbreak

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Comparative analysis of dengue and Zika outbreaks reveals differences by setting and virus

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Genomic reconstruction of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in England

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SOCRATES: An online tool leveraging a social contact data sharing initiative to assess mitigation strategies for COVID-19

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Combining serological and contact data to derive target immunity levels for achieving and maintaining measles elimination

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CoMix: Changes in social contacts as measured by the contact survey during the 1 COVID-19 pandemic in England between March 2020 and March 2021

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Benefit-risk analysis of health benefits of routine childhood immunisation against the excess risk of SARS-CoV-2 infections during the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa

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Bias correction methods for test-negative designs in the presence of misclassification

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Assessing the performance of real-time epidemic forecasts: A case study of Ebola in the Western Area Region of Sierra Leone, 2014-15

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Short-term forecasts to inform the response to the COVID-19 epidemic in the UK

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Short-term forecasting of COVID-19 in Germany and Poland during the second wave - a preregistered study

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Estimation of the test to test distribution as a proxy for generation interval distribution for the Omicron variant in England

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The contribution of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections to transmission - a model-based analysis of the Diamond Princess outbreak

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Roles of generation-interval distributions in shaping relative epidemic strength, speed, and control of new SARS-CoV-2 variants

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The impact of reactive mass vaccination campaigns on measles outbreaks in the Katanga region, Democratic Republic of Congo

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Implications of the school-household network structure on SARS-CoV-2 transmission under different school reopening strategies in England

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Real-time analysis of the diphtheria outbreak in forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals in Bangladesh

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Estimating the impact of reopening schools on the reproduction number of SARS-CoV-2 in England, using weekly contact survey data

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Evaluating the use of the reproduction number as an epidemiological tool, using spatio-temporal trends of the Covid-19 outbreak in England

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Projecting the end of the Zika virus epidemic in Latin America: a modelling analysis

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Inferring the differences in incubation-period and generation-interval distributions of the Delta and Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2

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Probabilistic reconstruction of measles transmission clusters from routinely collected surveillance data

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Predictive performance of multi-model ensemble forecasts of COVID-19 across European nations

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Interventions targeting nonsymptomatic cases can be important to prevent local outbreaks: SARS-CoV-2 as a case-study

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Using paired serology and surveillance data to quantify dengue transmission and control during a large outbreak in Fiji

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Estimation of Rift Valley fever virus spillover to humans during the Mayotte 2018-2019 epidemic

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Comparative assessment of methods for short-term forecasts of COVID-19 hospital admissions in England at the local level

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The relative fitness of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a modelling study of household transmission in Peru

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The importance of supplementary immunisation activities to prevent measles outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya

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Fine-scale family structure shapes influenza transmission risk in households: insights from a study of primary school students in Matsumoto city, 2014/15.

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Estimating the increase in reproduction number associated with the Delta variant using local area dynamics in England

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Comparing human and model-based forecasts of COVID-19 in Germany and Poland

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Changes in UK hospital mortality in the first wave of COVID-19: the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol prospective multicentre observational cohort study

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National and subnational short-term forecasting of COVID-19 in Germany and Poland during early 2021

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Estimating epidemiological quantities from repeated cross-sectional prevalence measurements

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The impact of local vaccine coverage and recent incidence on measles transmission in France between 2009 and 2018

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Measuring the unknown: an estimator and simulation study for assessing case reporting during epidemics

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The contribution of hospital-acquired infections to the COVID-19 epidemic in England in the first half of 2020

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Cycle threshold values in symptomatic COVID-19 cases in England

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Evaluating an epidemiologically motivated surrogate model of a multi-model ensemble

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Within and between classroom transmission patterns of seasonal influenza among primary school students in Matsumoto city, Japan

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