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Comment on Dehning et al (Science, 15 May 2020, eabb9789: Inferring change points in the spread of COVID-19 reveals the effectiveness of interventions)
preprintposted on 01.06.2020, 17:24 by Christof Kuhbandner, Stefan Homburg, Harald Walach, Stefan Hockertz
Dehning et al. (Science, 15 May 2020: eabb9789) report change points in the growth rate of SARS-CoV-2 infections that promptly respond to non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs). We challenge their findings on methodological and empirical grounds.
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