Post on the importance of comparing Covid19 models


It shows how policy conclusions can be critiqued by comparing models. In this case it was about the usefulness of track and trace apps. This has had an impact on the design and thinking about apps by the NL government.

It is notable that both the teams involved (the social agent-based and the epidemiology team) had their code available on open archives.

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