April 20, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • The CDC launched a new center that aims to model and predict the path of infectious diseases like COVID-19, then relay that information to the public along with federal, state, and local governments. The Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics launched during a White House summit on improving the country’s warning system for health threats, although the subdivision started its work in late 2021, analyzing data to anticipate the omicron variant’s impact in the U.S. (Article here)