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Infectious disease epidemiologist and microbiologist, aspirational barista. mlipsitc@hsph.harvard.edu Director @CCDD_HSPH

May 29, 2020 2:27 AM
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This is a great example of why people with diverse expertise and backgrounds thinking creatively can contribute to understanding COVID-19. Perhaps not coincidentally, this is not another SEIR model but a fresh take from a new perspective. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.11.20098780v1

Elegant thinking (though I must admit there is a simple and intuitive argument underlying a possibly overcomplex model here) and why we need broad science and continuing flow of ideas from other disciplines to epidemiology