2020-08-25 14:52:54


  • The following is a brief overview of several projects I have been involved with on COVID-19.
  • Some are research focused, some are more operational.
  • I’ll describe each project very briefly. I’ll pause after each one so we can discuss.
  • Slides here: https://www.andreashandel.com/talk/

Assessing the impact of a symptom-based mass screening and testing intervention during a novel infectious disease outbreak: The case of COVID-19


  • China and other countries used a mass screening and testing intervention (MSTI) approach.
  • If MSTI overloads the healthcare system, and especially if conditions in testing facilities are not safe, this could lead to additional transmission.
  • What are the benefits and risks of MSTI and under what conditions is it a good strategy?