COVID-19 Research

Given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be highlighting the important contributions of NetSI researchers. The institute has leading experts in infectious disease modeling who have been working closely with public health agencies and government leaders to help manage this crisis. This page will be routinely updated, so please check back soon.

NetSI activities on COVID-19
Advising policy, government, and health care officials 
Major projects led by NetSI researchers


March 31, 2020 | New collaboration from NetSI researchers:  "Assessing changes in commuting and individual mobility in major metropolitan areas in the United States during the COVID-19 outbreak". Read the report here.

March 25, 2020 | Update from the Barabási Lab: COVID-19: Moving fast!

March 24, 2020 | Update from the Barabási Lab: COVID-19 and Network Medicine

March 23, 2020 | NetSI faculty Sam Scarpino participated in a Boston City Council hearing on the city's COVID-19 response. View the full video here



Mapping the Social Network of Coronavirus
The New York Times
Mar 13, 2020