R_{0}:

Healthy

Infected

Recovered/Immune

Epicenter

After just a few seconds of letting the simulation run, already a nice **bell curve** begins to take shape, demonstrating the exponential behavior of a disease like COVID-19.
Click the "Reset Simulation" button then try slowing the spread by making the students social distance. The sooner social distance is implemented, the slower
the rate of transmission. Click the labels at the top of the graph to see a different perspective of the spread.

Note that if R_{0} is less than 1, the disease will not spread and will eventually die out.
If R_{0} is 1, the disease will remain stable in the community but will not cause an epidemic.
If R_{0} is greater than 1, the disease will spread and may cause an epidemic.

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