The theme for this year’s event is “Mathematics for a Better World.” Today we look at Mathematics and Medicine – how is Mathematics helping us fight COVID-19.
We have become so used to seeing these type of posters displaying the COVID-19 Statistics.
Have you ever thought about where this information comes from?
- How is this data collected and collated?
- How does it help us understand the spread of the virus?
- How does it inform the decisions taken to bring down the infection rate?
Data Science plays a vital role in fighting the pandemic as can be seen in the following video.
Remember that Mathematics is everywhere! You just have to look.