Boston Scientist Says Actual COVID-19 Cases Could Approach 6,000 in Massachusetts
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March 18, 2020

There are now over 200 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, but the true number could be around 6,000, says Sam Scarpino, a professor of network science who heads up Northeastern University’s Emergent Epidemics Lab.

Scarpino and his colleagues have built a computer-generated model of coronavirus cases around the world and are now looking for effective measures that can be translated into a game plan for Massachusetts.

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