Scientists model ‘true prevalence’ of COVID-19 throughout pandemic

Scientists have developed a statistical framework that incorporates key COVID-19 data to model the true prevalence of this disease in the U.S. Their approach projects that in the U.S. as many as 60% of COVID-19 cases went undetected as of March 7, 2021.

Biostatistics expert on JAMA article: Don’t let thousands of daily COVID-19 deaths become ‘new normal’

Virginia Tech biostatistician Ron Fricker, an expert on disease surveillance, shares the following thoughts to accompany a new research article by Virginia Commonwealth University scientists in the Journal of the American Medical Association, noting that COVID-19 has again become the leading cause of…