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Biplav Srivastav

Biplav Srivastava is a professor of computer science at the University of South Carolina.
Digital Government

A new data-driven model shows that wearing masks saves lives – and the earlier you start, the better

The model draws on a variety of data sources to create alternate scenarios that can tell us what could have happened if a county in the U.S. had a higher or lower rate of mask adherence.