Katriona Shea’s research focuses on modeling infectious diseases with a current emphasis on the COVID-19 pandemic. A member of Penn State’s Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, she works closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an international team of collaborators to forecast COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths under various intervention scenarios. She also uses models to examine how strategic testing may prevent the need for future lockdowns. She is a world expert on the practice of combining multiple models to reduce uncertainty and achieve more accurate projections.
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