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Mathematical Models Matter: A Course for Advocates
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Lesson 1: What Are Mathematical Models And What Are they Used For?3 Topics

Lesson 2: Key Components Of Mathematical Models And Common Terminology2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 3: Limitations Of Mathematical Modeling

Lesson 4: Making Sense Of Mathematical Modeling Studies3 Topics

Lesson 5: Making Models Matter

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Topic 3: COVID19 Case Study
Another instance in which modeling was used to guide public health action was amidst the COVID19 pandemic. In general, two modeling approaches were used: statistical and dynamic models.
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Statistical models estimate new cases and deaths based on past trends
Dynamic models look at how things change under different conditions. They can be used to project how an epidemic might unfold based on public health measures.