May 19, 2020

Expat dies in Oman due to COVID-19

Muscat: A 57-year-old expat has died in the Sultanate after contracting COVID-19, the Ministry of Health announced. This is the 26th death recorded in Oman due […]
May 18, 2020

Masks help stop the spread of coronavirus – the science is simple and I’m one of 100 experts urging governors to require public mask-wearing

I’m a data scientist at the University of San Francisco and teach courses online in machine learning for fast.ai. In late March, I decided to use public mask-wearing as […]
May 18, 2020

It’s So Hard to Know Who’s Dying of COVID-19—and When

It can take days for each death to be recorded in official statistics. “Nowcasting” estimates the actual occurrence of deaths, and the true peak of the […]
May 18, 2020

Public statement for collaboration on COVID-19 vaccine development

On 31 December 2019, WHO was informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Chinese […]