Roberto Burioni, well-known virologist, returned to talk about Coronavirus in an article published on the MedicaFacts website.
It also adds: “I don’t go to territories that do not compete with me (hoping for the contribution of experts who want to better clarify our ideas), but Pareto’s law seems to work very often 20% of sellers make 80% of sales, 80% of airline and railway revenues comes from 20% of the most profitable routes and so on. I don’t know if these examples that I found on the Net are correct, but it is of little importance for the purposes of what I want to tell you in this article: in the case of coronavirus, of course, most infections are due to a few people, the fearsome ‘superspreader’, or “super diffusers”. We have already talked about it, but recent work in Hong Kong has established that out of 349 local cases, 196 were due to six (I repeat, 6) superspreading events, even one person seems to have become infected 7. Just in this study it is shown that 20% of cases, all related to social gathering events, were responsible for 80% of contagions sum, it seems that for the Covid-19 Vilfredo Pareto had seen us right. “