COVID-19

Harvard College students: Apply for HCDAG COVID-19 Crisis Response Teams

April 3, 2020

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The Harvard College Data Analytics Group has partnered with governments and NGOs fighting COVID-19 to recruit Crisis Response Teams of 3 to 4 students to assist our partner organizations in their work in this challenging time. We are looking for a diverse group of students with a variety of skills, such as modeling (from linear regression to machine learning models...

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Harvard Scientists: Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19

March 24, 2020

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Caroline Buckee, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology together with several scientists around the world, including HDSI co-director Francesca Dominici, has published a letter in the journal Science to advocate for the access to population mobility data collected by private companies to evaluate measures of social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19....

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Xihong Lin, Professor of Biostatistics: “Learning from 26, 000 COVID-19 cases in Wuhan”

March 23, 2020

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On Friday, March 21, 2020 Dr. Xihong Lin presented recent research analyzing the 26,000 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wuhan until February 18, 2020, as outlined in a new paper, “Evolving Epidemiology and Impact of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions on the Outbreak of...

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