Call to Media – Epidemiology and Modeling of COVID-19 Evolution: Potential Impact of a More Transmissible Variant in Greater Montreal

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Technical briefing

MONTRAL, the16fvr. 2021 / CNW Telbec / – The National Public Institute of Qubec (INSPQ) is inviting media representatives to a virtual technical briefing session on February 17, 2021 from 9:30 to 10:30.

The briefing will be an opportunity to present the latest model for the evolution of the COVID-19 epidemic in Greater Montreal, taking into account scenarios for adherence to health measures and considering the potential impact of a more transmissible variable, such as variant B.1.1.7 that emerged in the United Kingdom.

After a 20-minute presentation, experts Mark Bryson, INSPQ Collaborator, Full Professor at the University Laval And directorMathematical Modeling and Infectious Diseases Health Economics Research GroupAnd Jocelyn Saoff, Medical Specialist and Associate Vice President of Scientific Affairs at INSPQ, to answer questions about modeling.

It will also be possible to arrange an interview with them after the conference, by calling the Media Line at 1-866-457-4627.


Registration is required to access the virtual Zoom room.

Link to registration:

Date: February 17, 2021

Call time: 9:25 am

Dbut du breffage technique: 9:30

The Qubec National Public Institute is a center of expertise and reference in public health matters at Qubec. Our aim is to enhance knowledge and skills, to suggest strategies as well as intersectoral actions that will improve the health status and well-being of the population.

SOURCE National Institute of Public Health of Qubec

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