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The impact of preventing disease morbidity on overall health outcomes | NEW PAPER
The impact of preventing disease morbidity on overall health outcomes | NEW PAPER
May 3, 2024
Our latest findings published in BMC Public Health discuss the importance of considering various outcomes, beyond just preventing severe disease and m...
Gains and losses combining outputs from multiple models  |  NEW PAPER
Gains and losses combining outputs from multiple models | NEW PAPER
April 24, 2024
New collaborative work on balancing information gains and losses when collecting outputs from multiple epidemic models is published in Epidemics. D...
Studying trade-offs of different mitigation policies | NEW PAPER
Studying trade-offs of different mitigation policies | NEW PAPER
April 23, 2024
Outbreaks of infectious diseases can have a massive impact on public health and society. Figuring out how to deal with these outbreaks is tricky becau...
‘Wat als?’ book tells the story of our COVID-modelling efforts
‘Wat als?’ book tells the story of our COVID-modelling efforts
October 27, 2023
When the corona virus spread across the globe in early 2020, everyone was looking for answers. Would it hit in our country too? Will our hospitals be ...
Two vacancies for research positions
June 9, 2023
The SIMID  consortium is seeking highly motivated and skilled researchers to join our team at the University of Antwerp (CHERMID). We value diversity ...
Recht van antwoord
March 3, 2023
Graag reageren we vanuit het SIMID consortium op de opmerkingen die verschenen op Twitter eind februari 2023 in verband met de COVID-19 modellen die w...
Technical note: SARS-CoV-2 variants and vaccination in Belgium (v2022-08-31)
September 12, 2022
The SIMID consortium prepared a new technical note (v2022-08-31) containing the estimates of a stochastic dynamic transmission model using observation...
Technical notes: SARS-CoV-2 variants and vaccination in Belgium
February 11, 2022
We published technical notes on our latest results regarding the short-term prediction modelling of hospital and ICU admissions, and scenario analyses...
DSI website on Covid-19 research
April 24, 2020
The SIMID COVID-19 modelling team encompasses researchers from Hasselt University (CenStat, DSI) and the University of Antwerp (CHERMID, Vaxinfectio)....
Niel Hens @”de zevende dag”
April 6, 2020
Niel Hens gave a nice interview on television on our current work: https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl/2020/04/05/biostatistiek-coronavirus-niel-hens/
Supercomputers & Coronavirus (movie)
March 26, 2020
Given the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19, we are are intensively modelling how intervention strategies can fight the spread of the virus using our VSC ...
How to use antiviral drugs for COVID-19?
March 23, 2020
We used a simulation-based model of viral transmission to test the impact of different intervention measures for the control of COVID-19. The use of a...
U COVID-19 Healthcare Pressure Indications
March 17, 2020
European countries are facing enormous pressure on their healthcare systems as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We provide a real time overview of t...
Take on Typhoid website
January 14, 2020
The cost-effectiveness results of typhoid vaccination for 73 Gavi-eligible countries are now available online on Take on Typhoid. The website shows th...
SIMID members at ESCAIDE and Epidemics
December 10, 2019
Elise Kuylen went to the European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) to present her work on measles transmissi...