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Table 2 Expected Number of Secondary Cases per Index Case by Disease Stage and Contact Type

From: Finding and removing highly connected individuals using suboptimal vaccines

Disease stage s Expected number of secondary cases E s,n
  in the close network
(toroidal grid; 8 contacts constant)
in the casual network
(Barabási-Albert highly skewed network starting with 12 contacts; average: 24)
Prodromal fever 0.54 0.54
Early rash 2.39 0.80
Middle rash 0.21 0.07
Late rash 0.34 0.11