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Inference Projections for States


Today, Covid Act Now’s U.S. Interventions Model launched inference projections at the state level. You can see inference projections on state graphs at Covid Act Now under the purple label, “projected based on current trends.”

Covid Act Now & IHME: Why Two Models Are Better Than One


IHME and Covid Act Now's U.S. Interventions Model are two common forecasting tools used by decision-makers in the United States. We often get asked how these two models compare. This blog post lays out the answer to that question, to help bring clarity to the conversation around COVID-19 modeling.

Dr. Nirav Shah Discusses Covid Act Now Model


Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH, ASTHO's Chief Medical Officer, speaks with Covid Act Now's Nirav Shah, MD, MPH, former commissioner of the New York Department of Health, about modeling and its use during COVID-19. Shah also discusses limitations with models, what types of data may be included, and some important considerations in choosing a model. Watch and learn more...

Early Action Saves 91,000 Lives


When pandemic strikes, early action saves lives. In the case of the United States, early moves to stay at home mean 43,000 lives have been saved so far. Read on to learn more...

A Tale of Two Cities


Our friend, Dr. George Rutherford from UCSF, pointed us to this data visualization which illustrates how COVID-19 caseload has varied between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Read on to see...

Mapping Hospital Overload by County


Now that 42 states have adopted some form of “stay at home” policy, we’ve updated our primary map to reflect the county-level forecast for hospital overload. The intent here is to encourage ourselves to strictly follow the “stay at home” policies and prevent overload (and the added deaths that come along with overload). Read on to learn more...

Embeddable Data from Covid Act Now


We know that the data and modeling we’re doing will have the greatest impact and save the most lives if it is discoverable and actionable by the widest possible audience. Starting today, we are making our data embeddable by other publishers.

Read on to see what it looks like live.

Why We MUST Act Now


Dr. Nirav R. Shah of Stanford Medical School and describes the "point of no return" and why we must act now — all from the comfort of his home as he #stayshome.


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