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Mathematics: COVID-19 and You: Pandemics by the Numbers

Pandemics by the Numbers

Exponential growth, logarithmic scales, contact networks, simulation, herd-immunity, flattening the curve, R0, growth factor... In this talk, Dr Barbara Holland will aim to cover the more mathematical aspects of the media reporting on the COVID-19 crisis and how governments have tried to use scientific and mathematical modelling advice to best protect their citizens.

To see all the recordings in the 'COVID-19 and You' webinar series (opens in a new window).

Have you been trying to keep up with the flood of news and information about COVID-19? Have you been noticing that a lot of it is quite… Mathsy?