BackgroundThe database builds on four existing databases, as well as other contributions:
- Kay: Article in Quillette magazine with dozens of superspreading events.
- Leclerc et al: What settings have been linked to SARS-CoV-2 transmission clusters? [version 2; peer review: 2 approved] Wellcome Open Res 2020, 5:83 (https://doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15889.2)
- Swinkels: Larger database of superspreading events, overlapping with Leclerc et al but not focusing just on first generation events.
- Lakha et al (pdf): A database by LSHTM colleagues led by Fatim Lakha, for the WHO WPRO. This includes the Leclerc database. and an updated review (June 11th) of the scientific literature Pubmed and Cochrane database
Gwen KnightAssistant Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
PhD student, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine