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Covid-19 waves in Kenya explained by socio-economic differences and introduction of variants

Combining data on antibody prevalence, PCR test results, genomic surveillance and population mobility from smartphones has allowed infectious disease modellers to explain the evolution of the first three Covid-19 waves that have affected Kenya since the start of the pandemic.

Tue 12 Oct 2021, 12:27 | Tags: research, Life Sciences, zeeman institute

University of Warwick names 37 researchers who become Turing Fellows this academic year

A total of 37 University of Warwick researchers from across the fields of mathematics, life sciences, statistics, computer science, business, medicine and engineering have been named as Fellows of the Alan Turing Institute this year.


New University of Warwick modelling supports cautious reopening of schools if other lockdown measures continue to control the coronavirus

The gradual reopening of schools, starting with primary schools, is unlikely to lead to a second wave of infection, according to new mathematical modelling of the COVID-19 outbreak from University of Warwick researchers, but we should be prepared to reintroduce lockdown measures should there be a significant rise in the number of new cases.


Warwick Researchers to provide COVID-19 Intervention Modelling for East Africa (CIMEA)

A £1m grant from the Wellcome Trust has enabled researchers from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, to work with East African countries in their emergency preparations for COVID-19 as the pandemic spreads across Africa.