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‘Science’ publishes new paper on Inferring the effectiveness of government interventions against COVID-19

16 Dec 20

Researchers at Oxford have found that limiting gatherings to fewer than 10 people and closing educational institutions were among the most effective non-pharmaceutical interventions at suppressing transmission of COVID-19. 

Professor Yee Whye Teh from the Department of Statistics contributed to the paper, which was co-lead by Mrinank Sharma, who is affiliated with the Department.  The paper, Inferring the effectiveness of government interventions against COVID-19, was published in Science on Tuesday 15th December.  Full details can be found here.