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Our alumni Nicole Feune de Colombi, Martín Merello, Francisco Obando (cohort 2018-19) and Lorena Suárez-Idueta (Cohort 2015-16) are tirelessly working on the COVID-19 International Modelling Consortium (CoMo Consortium), an initiative that can project possible pandemic scenarios thorough mathematical modelling.

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Photographs of MSc IHTM students based in América Latina

The alumni are collaborating with the government in their countries and using this model to inform virus propagation, number of potential cases and potential healthcare needs.

Read the infobae article: Estudiaron en la Universidad de Oxford y colaboran con gobiernos de América Latina para entender la evolución de la pandemia (in Spanish) on the infobae website

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