Authors' Response to Peer-Review Reports: https://med.jmirx.org/2021/2/e28893/
Published Article: https://med.jmirx.org/2021/2/e21269/
This is a peer-review report submitted for the paper "COVID-19 Testing Strategies and Lockdowns: The European Closed Curves, Analyzed by Skew-Normal Distributions, Forecasts for the United Kingdom, Sweden, and the United States, and the Ongoing Outbreak in Brazil."
Round 1 Review
This paper  is very interesting and approaches the problem at hand with an innovative perspective. The statistical analysis is quite enlightening, showing how the available data should be interpreted and used to improve health systems’ response to the crisis and explaining why the working strategies of countries like Germany and South Korea are so effective. I fully support the publication of this paper. I suggest only a more careful review to correct a few typos in the main text. Other than that, I endorse this paper’s publication.
Conflicts of Interest
Edited by E Meinert; This is a non–peer-reviewed article. submitted 10.03.21; accepted 10.03.21; published 21.04.21Copyright
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