Drake: America Needs a National Center for Infectious Disease Intelligence

In an opinion piece published in The Hill, CEID Director John Drake made the case that the time is now to establish a national center for infectious disease intelligence to monitor trends and provide real-time interpretation of outbreak data through modeling, biostatistics, and data science. Read the article, here.

Coronavirus Tracker Shows Epidemic Holding Steady

The CEID Coronavirus Tracker  available in the COVID-19 Portal is an interactive visualization tool that displays up to date data about the number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths due to COVID-19 in the United States and globally. UGA researchers and numerous external stakeholders use the tracker to understand how the SARS-CoV-2 virus […]

Ask Me Anything with Dr. John Drake

CEID Director John Drake discusses models built by the Coronavirus Working Group, and answers audience questions about the trajectory of the virus, the importance of modeling, and work being done at UGA and around the world. […]

How is CEID Responding to COVID-19?

Our work is helping our world understand COVID-19 transmission, predict future outbreaks, and identify the interventions that will be most effective in guiding our way to a safer future. […]

CEID Welcomes John King, Project and Communications Manager

CEID is thrilled to welcome John King to as the Project & Communications Manager for our Coronavirus Working Group.  John will assist our working group by helping streamline processes, coordinating communications and media requests, and helping with the strategic direction of the group. Having worked in the roles of sales, […]

CEID Launches Coronavirus Working Group & COVID-19 Portal

On January 24, 2020, the The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia formed the Coronavirus Working Group, a group of about 20 scientists with data science expertise in data manipulation and interpretation, visualization, GIS, machine learning, computational statistics, and dynamical modeling. The Working Group’s COVID-19 Portal provides data-driven, information […]

Researchers Associated with CEID & the UGA Department of Anthropology Receive $1.6M to Study Disease Transmission

Researchers associated with the University of Georgia’s Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases and Department of Anthropology have received a grant to investigate the relationships between habitat characteristics, human activity and disease transmission for two zoonotic vector-borne tropical diseases: cutaneous leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.  This project will unite an […]

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