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During the coronavirus pandemic, statistical modeling and forecasting are tools that can help governments and health care leaders plan and respond.

There are different models, of course resulting in somewhat different forecasts, or predictions.

Nicholas Reich, an associate professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at UMass Amherst who does pandemic forecasting, joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to discuss.

This segment aired on July 27, 2020.

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Bob Oakes is a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.

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