- By Joel Streed
12-15-21 Media Only News Briefing: Predictive modeling for COVID in preparation for the holiday travel season
On Wednesday, December 15, Dr. Shannon Dunlay, M.D., co-leader of Mayo Clinic's COVID-19 modeling team, and Curtis Storlie, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic data scientist, fielded questions around Mayo's Coronavirus map tracking tool, which has county-by-county information on COVID-19 cases and trends nationwide. The tool can help show what the risk is now and how it is changing. It offers predictive modeling and forecasts where hot spots will emerge. What do the COVID-19 map trends mean for people considering holiday gatherings or travel?
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