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COVID-19 mathematical models

Nadia Carvalho May 12, 2020

Here is some useful information about the COVID-19 mathematical models that you might be seeing in the media and literature recently.

This brief provides some information about some of the most covered COVID-19 models, and explains how they were developed as well as their strengths and limitations.

COVID-19 Models Brief_FINAL

Below are links to some interesting publications and resources about COVID-19 models:

NYTimes article: What 5 Coronavirus Models Say the Next Month Will Look Like

Nature.com Special report: The simulations driving the world’s response to COVID-19

Path article What is “the curve”? Making sense of COVID-19 models

FiveThirtyEight article Why It’s So Freaking Hard to Make a Good COVID-19 Model

Washington Post article Disease modelers are wary of reopening the country. Here’s how they arrive at their verdict