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Covid-19 Talk: ' I know I don't know: Tests, and Covid-19 patients' journeys through hospital' by Jane Hutton - 16/07/2020

Lecture on 16/07/2020, Thursday 18:00 CET (Paris-Berlin-Rome) - 5:00 p.m. GMT (London)

Title: I know I don't know: Tests, and Covid-19 Patients' Journeys through Hospital

Speaker: Jane Hutton

Abstract: How do we know it's covid-19? I was asked to consider the available data on Covid-19 patients' path into hospital, and then to intensive care, or death, or transfer or discharge. Of course, once in intensive care, patients can move to the states death, discharge home, discharge to nursing home, discharge to hospital ward. I was invited by those who think I know about analysis of times to events with messy data. The data is messy. This means many challenges with testing, tracing, and weighing risks and benefits. The changes in British government responses appear to be driven by different interpretations of questions and answers.

The COVID-19 Epidemiological Modelling Project presents a series of talks on the pandemic. Previous talks can be viewed again on YouTube:

SARA Systems Streaming

This channel is also used for live streaming of the talks, for participants who do not like to take part in the discussion. For participants who like to take part in the discussion this Thursday, use the Zoom URL

Meeting-ID: 843 1697 2876

Overview of all talks can be found at the Mathematical Modelling web pages.

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