Coronavirus: what a second wave might look like

A member of the media wearing a protective mask has her temperature checked as she attends a preview for the media during the reopening of the Uffizi Gallery with new social distancing and hygiene rules in place after months of closure due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Florence, Italy, June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini - RC211H90PJPZ

As lockdown measures are relaxed, this is what a second wave of COVID-19 could look like. Image: REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini

Adam Kleczkowski
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde
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The 1918 influenza pandemic.
The second wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic. Image: The Conversation
Single wave epidemic.
What a single wave epidemic looks like. Image: The Conversation/ Adam Kleczkowski
Single wave epidemic.
Another example of a single wave epidemic. Image: The Conversation/ Adam Kleczkowski
Second wave.
What a second wave could look like. Image: The Conversation/ Adam Kleczkowski
Repeated outbreaks.
Repeated outbreaks. Image: The Conversation/ Adam Kleczkowski
A large Autumn wave
A large autumn wave, caused by a potentially mutating virus. Image: The Conversation/ Adam Kleczkowski
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