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Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam and Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Howard Njoo are reflected in a computer screen showing data on Canada’s COVID-19 situation during a news conference in Ottawa, on April 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Predicting possible outcomes to coronavirus and other pandemics with models and simulations

Policy-makers at various levels of government rely on models and simulations to make predictions about controlling the spread of COVID-19.
Mining is one of the industries that’s helped by mathematical modelling: models can predict ceiling collapses and keep miners safe. Sunshine Seeds/Shutterstock/For editorial use only

Mathematical modelling: a language that explains the real world

Mathematical modelling is capable of saving lives, assisting in policy and decision-making, and optimising economic growth.

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