Professor Neil Ferguson on the current 2019-nCoV coronavirus outbreak.

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Professor Neil Ferguson on the current 2019-nCoV coronavirus outbreak. 1

Your questions answered: Professor Neil Ferguson, director of J-IDEA, on the current 2019-nCoV coronavirus outbreak (05-02-2020). He addresses the work of his team on estimates, the scale of the epidemic, forward projections, the role of modelling and analytics in outbreak response, informing governments, interventions, control measures and more.

Read all reports including estimates of epidemic size, transmissibility, severity and phylogenetics here: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/mrc-global-infectious-disease-analysis/news–wuhan-coronavirus/

The Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics (J-IDEA) brings together global health researchers in the School of Public Health at Imperial College London. Drawing on Imperial’s expertise in data analytics, epidemiology and economics, J-IDEA improves our understanding of diseases and health emergencies in the most vulnerable populations across the globe. The Institute links governments, research institutions and communities to develop practical and effective long-term solutions, shape health policy and deliver better quality of life for all.

Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics (J-IDEA)
Website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/JIDEA
Twitter: @Imperial_JIDEA, https://twitter.com/Imperial_JIDEA

MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis
Website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/mrc-gida
Twitter: @MRC_Outbreak, https://twitter.com/MRC_Outbreak

Interviewee: Professor Neil Ferguson, Director of MRC GIDA, J-IDEA, Imperial College London
Interviewer and Producer: Dr Sabine van Elsland, MRC GIDA, J-IDEA, Imperial College London
Producer: Dr Katharina Hauck, Deputy Director of J-IDEA, Imperial College London
Associate Producer: Oliver Geffen Obregon, School of Public Health, Imperial College London
Camera and Director: Tiago Melo, Digital Learning Hub
Camera Assistants: Jack Lowe, Will McCaskill, Justice Akushie Jr, Digital Learning Hub
Editing: Anne Marie Rützou Bruntse, Digital Learning Hub
Assistant editing: Tiziana Mangiaratti, Digital Learning Hub

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