In the Press

COVID-19 in Africa Data Science Initiative team in the Press

Modelling COVID-19 in Africa – Tom Achoki and Lawrence Were featured in the Disaster Politics Podcast hosted by Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, May  15, 2020

Transitioning from imported cases to community transmission: A strategy for public health security – Yohannes Kinfu opinion piece in the SBS Amharic in Australia, May 12, 2020.

Study Predicts COVID-19’s Impact Across Africa – Uzma Alam interviewed by Yale School of Public Health, May 1, 2020

When Each Day Matters A Great Deal In One’s Life, One Must Seek Beyond Wish And Panic – Yohannes Kinfu opinion piece in the Addis Standard, April 22, 2020

What Trump’s WHO Funding Freeze Means for the Most Vulnerable Countries – Richard Wamai featured in Time Magazine, April 17, 2020

Three Million People Could Die from Coronavirus in Africa Unless the Spread is Contained, UN Report Warns – as WHO Officials say the Continent Could be the Next COVID-19 Epicentre – Project 1.0 referenced in the Daily Mail, April 17, 2020

Canberra Academic in Hotel Quarantine Reveals Gaps in Virus Detection System – Yohannes Kinfu speaks to the Canberra Times on his experience in quarantine, April 3, 2020

Our Gaping Blind Spot in the Fight Against Pandemics – Richard Wamai featured in the Northeastern University’s Experience Magazine, April 2020

By the end of June, about 16.3 Million People in Africa may be Infected with Coronavirus – Yohannes Kinfu speaks to SBS Amharic in Australia, April 13, 2020

African Countries Respond Quickly To Spread Of COVID-19 – Tom Achoki quoted in NPR Goats and Soda, March 21, 2020