Paper Boys

Episode 83

How can we suppress COVID-19?

Suppression methods could play a critical role in alleviating the virus’ impact.

The coronavirus, COVID-19, has been spreading around the world since it was first detected in December 2019. Since then, drastic measures have been taken in communities around the world to limit its spread. Recent research from Imperial College London looked at how different suppression techniques such as social distancing and isolation could affect the spread, and, critically, the number available of hospital beds. Join us this week as Charlie and James dive into the different epidemiological models and their predictions.

Check out the article here and the BBC article here.

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