Week 5, Module 1- Discussion Board: Epidemiology of Covid-19

Discuss the roles that epidemiologists play in the current covid pandemic. Use the CDC website for information. (Links to an external site.)

How many cases of Covid have been diagnosed in the United States to date? How many cases worldwide? What is the fatality rate in the U.S.? What is the positivity rate of covid tests in the state of Massachusetts at present? Compare that rate with the positivity rate of another state that is seeing a spike in cases.