24.11.2020

Mathematical Model on Covid 19 and Social Distancing Now Published in NATURE Scientific Reports

Researchers led by Salzburg's geoinformatics scientist Christian Neuwirth had already developed and presented a mathematical model for Covid-19 in May 2020 which examines the question of how long and intensively social distancing measures have to be maintained in order to reduce corona deaths further.

Die Arbeit der Salzburger Forschungsgruppe wurde jetzt durch die Veröffentlichung im renommierten NATURE Scientific Reports geadelt. Der Link zur Publikation: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-76392-9.

Die Wissenschaftler hatten verschiedene Szenarien simuliert. Ein Ergebnis: Je schärfer die Maßnahmen, desto länger müssen diese aufrechterhalten bleiben, um damit eine Verringerung der Todesfälle durch Covid-19 zu erreichen. Die Forscher plädierten daher für moderate Maßnahmen, die länger durchgehalten werden können.

Die Pressemeldung vom 8. Mai 2020 finden Sie hier: https://uni-salzburg.at/index.php?id=52519&newsid=18403&f=45.

 

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