Drake discusses infectious disease modeling on CBS podcast

Prof. John Drake discussed infectious disease modeling on Debriefing the Briefing, a CBS News podcast covering the coronavirus pandemic.

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Can the course of the pandemic be predicted?

Prof. John Drake gave a talk, “Can the course of the epidemic be predicted?” for UGA’s “Ask Me Anything” series on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Model projects 1,500 additional deaths in Georgia

A new study posted on the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases website and led by Prof. John Drake estimates that social distancing measures have saved more than 2,900 lives in Georgia, but relaxing those measures could result in 1,500 additional deaths through June 7.

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COVID-19 models and how they work

Prof. John Drake explains how infectious disease models work and why they’re such an important tool in understanding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sánchez studies urbanization, wildlife and disease

Alumna Cecilia Sánchez, PhD ’19, is a postodoctoral associate studying how urbanization affects wildlife behavior and disease transmission.

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UGA alumnae model impacts of COVID-19 interventions

Stanford biologist and UGA alumna Erin Mordecai has developed a model to explore the impacts of social distancing strategies on COVID-19.

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Big Biology podcast features John drake discussing coronavirus

Prof. John Drake was interviewed about the novel coronavirus on the Big Biology podcast.

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Opinion: Now is the time to act on the coronavirus

Prof. John Drake says that analysis of COVID-19 data leads him to believe that serious action now is imperative.

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Parasitic Worms Have Armies, and Produce More Soldiers When Needed

Parasitic worms infecting snails can adjust the number of soldier worms in their colonies to meet local invasion threats.

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How researchers track a disease outbreak

Disease models could change the way we prepare for and combat infectious disease outbreaks like the coronavirus that originated in China, according to Prof. John Drake.

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