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Since COVID-19 transmission started in late January, mathematical modelling has been at the forefront of shaping the decisions around different non-pharmaceutical interventions to confine its' spread in the UK and worldwide. This Editorial discusses the importance of modelling in understanding Covid-19 spread, highlights different modelling approaches and suggests that while modelling is important, no one model can give all the answers.

Original publication

DOI

10.1186/s12889-020-08671-z

Type

Journal article

Journal

BMC public health

Publication Date

24/04/2020

Volume

20

Addresses

Department of Applied Health Research, Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare, UCL, London, UK. j.panovska-griffiths@ucl.ac.uk.

Keywords

Humans, Pneumonia, Viral, Coronavirus Infections, Models, Theoretical, Pandemics, Betacoronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2