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  • Apr 16, 2021
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  • The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose above 139 million on Friday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, as the death toll climbed above 2.98 million. The U.S.

  • Apr 16, 2021
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  • A new study by Texas A&M University researchers published in PLOS ONE details a new model for making short-term projections of daily COVID-19 cases that is accurate, reliable and easily used by public health officials and other organizations. Led by Hongwei Zhao, professor of biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, researchers used a method based on the SEIR (susceptible, exposed, infected and recovered states) framework to project COVID-19 incidence in the upcoming two to three weeks based on observed incidence cases only. This model assumes a constant or small change in the transmission rate of the virus that causes COVID-19 over a short period

  • Apr 16, 2021
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  • Abstract Brazil has been severely hit by COVID-19, with rapid spatial spread of both cases and deaths.