No crystal ball for Covid-19 modellers

22 May 2020 - 06:08 By Tanya Farber
Health workers wearing personal protective gear perform mouth swabs for the testing of Covid-19 in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg on April 13.
Health workers wearing personal protective gear perform mouth swabs for the testing of Covid-19 in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg on April 13.
Image: ALON SKUY

They're fighting an unknown enemy, as they're bombarded by armchair critics.

But, unlike with flu, Covid-19 modellers don’t have decades of history to draw on, and are doing their best to be accurate.

 

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