Burke and Hartman: Evolution of our understanding of SARS-CoV-2 and ability to forecast COVID-19 (September 11)
This presentation discusses what we have learned during the summer of 2020 that puts SARS-CoV-2 into perspective with other emerging viruses and explores the current state of the art of COVID-19 forecasting for the next few months. IDM's Amy Hartman puts the current outbreak in perspective with what we know (and don't know) about SARS-CoV-2. EPI's Donald Burke discusses the epidemiological and environmental factors that will shape the likey phases of the COVID-19 epidemic in our region, and how we can prepare for them.
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Each Friday, Pitt Public Health experts will have a conversation about different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and then address questions from the seminar attendees. The goal of the COVID-19 seminar series is to provide our school community, alumni, and the public with credible information about the virus and the associated health impacts.