Future pandemic modelling in Australia to factor in increased severity of Covid Delta variant

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 07:04:25 GMT 9

Future pandemic modelling in Australia to factor in increased severity of Covid Delta variant


Current modelling informing national reopening plan was conducted before all aspects of deadlier variant were known

Future pandemic modelling conducted in Australia will take into account the Delta variant of Covid being more severe and deadly, epidemiologists say.

In a briefing on the Doherty Institute modelling that informs the national reopening plan, researchers said on Monday that evidence pointing to Delta’s increased severity has emerged since the initial modelling was conducted.

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