News@Northeastern: These Researchers Are Predicting Covid-19 Trends Weeks Before Standard Surveillance

News@Northeastern: These Researchers Are Predicting Covid-19 Trends Weeks Before Standard Surveillance. “Imagine trying to avoid a car crash. Every split second you spend deliberating what to do, you waste precious time needed to alter your course. Any delay between your brain’s perception of danger and your foot’s contact with the brake could mean the difference between life or death. Members of Northeastern’s Laboratory for the Modeling of Biological and Socio-technical Systems (MOBS) apply the same metaphor to COVID-19 response policies in their new paper, which outlines an early warning system that can predict coronavirus trends weeks in advance of standard surveillance techniques.”

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