About @WhiteHouse@twitter.com response, @DoctorYasmin@twitter.com 's advice is to check what you hear from politicos with what @CDCgov@twitter.com and scientists say. Nigam Shah says "monitor for consistency". Michelle Bary says it's not only about the USA, "we're all in this together" and we need more $ for @WHO@twitter.com
24h news cycle doesn't have the nuance we need to cover complex topics like case definitions - @DoctorYasmin@twitter.com at @StanfordHAI@twitter.com
Dr. Nigam Shah things tech company tracking abilities should be given to gov'ts as hotels/school gyms are during pandemics. @StanfordHAI@twitter.com . (I personally have a bit of an issue with this.)
On Quality of Data: "w/o good data, our models will exponentiall bad results because they all use exponential coefficients" … says current laws prevents good data - Nigam Shah @StanfordHAI@twitter.com
Michele Bary is covering Singapore, South Korea, and Hong Kong response @StanfordHAI@twitter.com. All of which were particularly vulnerable to #COVID19 . Singapore did not shelter in place, but tested extensively, gave "stay at home" notices, and were tracked via cell. V. strict quarantines
Seema Yasmin (@DoctorYasmin@twitter.com ) at @StanfordHAI@twitter.com "we need to protect journalists from the diseases they cover". She's building a toolkit for them. Ask her about it!
Seema Yasmin (@DoctorYasmin@twitter.com) at @StanfordHAI@twitter.com drawing comparisons to fake news about Ebola propagated by Russian cyber operatives, and anti-vac movements.
Seema Yasmin (@DoctorYasmin@twitter.com ) currently speaking about balancing ethics and holding officials to account during COVID-19 at @StanfordHAI@twitter.com . Dr. Yasmin is a Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer and comes from a journalistic background. Woo interdisciplinary researchers!
.@StanfordHAI@twitter.com is currently remembering Prof. Gita Ramjee who recently lost her life to COVID-19. Prof Ramjee was a prominent HIV researcher.
Dr. Nigam Shah speaking at @StanfordHAI@twitter.com, "We should be treating counties as one big hospital". Had an opportunity to grab lunch with Dr. Shah at one of the @McGillQLS@twitter.com , he truly embodies a multidisciplinary approach
He asks to reach out at http://www.tinyurl.com/sm-covid-query.
"What we need now is serological testing..." - @StanfordHAI@twitter.com