[Stable] Search a data frame for a distribution and return it in the format expected by delay_opts() and the generation_time argument of epinow and estimate_infections.

get_dist(data, disease, source, max_value = 15)

Arguments

data

A data.table in the format of generation_times.

disease

A character string indicating the disease of interest.

source

A character string indicating the source of interest.

max_value

Numeric, the maximum value to allow. Defaults to 15 days.

Value

A list defining a distribution

Examples

get_dist(EpiNow2::generation_times, disease = "SARS-CoV-2", source = "ganyani")
#> $mean
#> [1] 3.635272
#> 
#> $mean_sd
#> [1] 0.7109351
#> 
#> $sd
#> [1] 3.075315
#> 
#> $sd_sd
#> [1] 0.7695178
#> 
#> $max
#> [1] 15
#>