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This article by Marianne Freiberger is by far the clearest and most illuminating introductions I have read in my quest to understand the mathematical modelling of the spread of the Covid-19 disease. I now feel more confident in reading more detailed articles, such as those describing SIR models.

## Maths in a minute: "R nought" and herd immunity

This article by Marianne Freiberger is by far the clearest and most illuminating introductions I have read in my quest to understand the mathematical modelling of the spread of the Covid-19 disease. I now feel more confident in reading more detailed articles, such as those describing SIR models.