Learning from the Wuhan COVID-19 Data on the Fly

Upon an invitation by Nature Microbiology, former Biostat postdoctoral fellow Chaolong Wang and Professor Xihong Lin published a Behind the Paper blog entitled “Learning from the Wuhan COVID19 Data on the Fly” about their recent Nature paper on “Reconstruction of the full … Continue reading “Learning from the Wuhan COVID-19 Data on the Fly”

Undetected Cases Speed COVID-19 Spread and a Potential Second Wave

Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics Xihong Lin along with a team of scientists from Huazhong Science and Technology University in Wuhan, including the co-corresponding author Chaolong Wang, a former Biostats postdoctoral fellow, recently published … Continue reading “Undetected Cases Speed COVID-19 Spread and a Potential Second Wave”

Nature Article Explores R as the Pandemic’s Misunderstood Metric

Professor Xihong Lin‘s new website was recently featured in an article published in Nature last week; “A guide to R — the pandemic’s misunderstood metric“, which sought to explore what the reproduction number can and can’t tell us about … Continue reading “Nature Article Explores R as the Pandemic’s Misunderstood Metric”