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Tea for ten? New online tool lets you calculate Covid-19 risk

Tea for ten? New online tool lets you calculate Covid-19 risk

If you were to find yourself in a group of ten people in the US capital Washington today, the risk that one person has Covid-19 would be 18 percent. The equivalent figure in Paris is 32 percent.

(MANILA BULLETIN)

That’s according to a dashboard developed by a team of US scientists that allows people to assess the risk of attending gatherings where they live using real-time infection data.

The tool, developed by a team at the Georgia Institute of Technology, provides district level Covid-19 transmission rates for the United States and selected European countries, and can be viewed here: https://covid19risk.biosci.gatech.edu/

The team behind it published a paper about their work in the journal Nature Human Behaviour this week, where they wrote it “provides data-driven information to help individuals and policy makers make prudent decisions (for exampl

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