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CNN Quotes Mokdad on the Current COVID-19 Wave and Why it’s Probably Worse Than Data Suggests

Posted: 9/5/2023 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliate Ali Mokdad was recently quoted in a CNN article entitled, “It seems like everyone has Covid-19. Here’s why this wave is probably worse than official data suggests”. Dr. Mokdad’s expertise in population health has helped UW produce regular estimates of Covid-19 case rates and projections for trends from 2020 to 2022, but the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation paused that modeling in December. All of the measures that factored into the model had stopped being reported or had changed in some way.

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