As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens in the United States, colleges that have invited students back for the fall are finalizing mitigation plans to lessen the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Even though students have largely been away from campuses over the...
Objective Transmissibility of COVID-19 by children in the household is not clear. Herein, we describe children’s role in household transmission of COVID-19.
Design and setting All paediatric COVID-19 index cases and their household members reported...
Carl T. BergstromAnd now there's another paper out about pediatric cases in South Korea. This one estimates a very low household secondary attack rate of 0.5% from children.
I'm honestly not sure how to reconcile these two papers.
Mathematical Models in Understanding COVID-19 (Overview) - IPAM
Carl T. BergstromInterested in mathematical modeling of COVID: @ipam_ucla is running a three day (well, three half days) conference starting tomorrow morning at 9 AM PDT.
Free to watch on YouTube.
I'll be speaking about models of proactive testing at 9 AM Wednesday.
Thread by @CT_Bergstrom: 1. Colleges and universities are going to be starting up in a matter of a weeks. If I were a student, staff member, member on a campus planning to carry out in-person instruction, there a number of questions I would want to...
The solutions to combating the coronavirus are no mystery. It’s time to do this right.
Carl T. BergstromI don't buy it.
We're so far behind the eight ball at this point. A million active cases or more. Exhaustion and financial distress from an unsuccessful lockdown. Woefully inadequate testing capacity.
I don't see the Ed Board offering solutions here.
The techie-turned-philanthropist on vaccines, Trump, and why social media is “a poisoned chalice.”
Carl T. BergstromIn this first-rate @Wired interview, @BillGates presents his candid reflections on the two issues that occupy most of my waking moments: the US pandemic response, and on the role of social media in promoting division and misinformation in this country.
At least two North Paulding High School students who shared images of their jam-packed hallway full of their mostly maskless peers have been suspended, and the principal has warned other students about what could happen if they do the same.
KIRO Radio's Dave Ross sits down with biologist and data scientist Carl Bergstrom as well as director of the University of Washington's Center for an Informed Public Jevin West, to discuss misinformation during the pandemic.
From bad communication...
Carl T. BergstromCorrected affiliation: @TheDaveRoss at @KIRORadio is a great interviewer. He's fun, and he pushes his guests—not to spin a story, but to make the conversation interesting. @JevinWest and I talked to him about COVID, misinformation, and our new book.
Carl T. Bergstrom.@TheDaveRoss at @KUOW is a great interviewer. He's really fun to talk to and he pushes his guests—not to spin a story, but to make the conversation interesting. @JevinWest and I talked to him recently about COVID, misinformation, and our new book.
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Carl T. BergstromThis is an infuriating new frontier in #COVID19 #disinformation.
Here we a professional-looking website claiming to present results from a randomized controlled trial of hydrochloroquine.
No authors or affiliations are listed, just a twitter account.
Identification in Rwanda of mutations in Plasmodium falciparum capable of conferring in vitro resistance to artemisinin, an essential medicine for the treatment of malaria, underscore the crucial need for surveillance in Africa to safeguard efficacy...