President Trump and his top scientific advisers on the coronavirus task force gave a much-anticipated presentation Tuesday night, laying out the data behind the president’s recent shift in tone regarding the outbreak, including his decision to extend national social distancing guidelines through April 30.”
NPR reached out to two researchers who helped put together IHME’s model. We learned of four assumptions made by the model that administration officials did not mention. Click below to learn what those assumptions are, and why they matter.”
As some states go soft on COVID-19 mitigation, ‘every day counts’
“Rachel Maddow points out that the terrible projections of COVID-19 death rates in the U.S. are based on fully implemented mitigation measures that are still not in place, and talks with Christopher Murray, director of the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations, about how much worse the projections get when some states don’t both issuing stay-at-home orders.” Click here to see North Carolina’s mortality projections using their online tool.
IHME | Christopher Murray
Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, describes the trajectory of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic based on new data analyses and forecasting. Click here to see North Carolina’s mortality projections using their online tool.