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Webinar: Transmission modeling of infectious diseases and the COVID-19 outbreak

April 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue: BlueJeans Events

Marisa Eisenberg

This seminar will focus on differential equation transmission modeling approaches to analyze the spread of infections diseases, and how Prof. Eisenberg and her colleagues are using them to model the current COVID-19 outbreak in the State of Michigan.Their current model is helping to forecast the numbers of laboratory-confirmed cases, fatalities, hospitalized patients, and hospital capacity issues (such as ICU beds needed), and examining how social distancing can impact the spread of the epidemic.