College Professors Made Models Showing How Bad COVID-19 Would Be on Campus. Some Administrators Ignored Them

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About 70 miles away, Joshua Weitz, a professor who studies viral dynamics at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, created his own predictive model, this one with a more dire message: Without any mitigation strategies, 50% of people on Georgia Tech’s campus of about 31,500 would be infected with COVID-19 and 75 would die.Georgia Tech confirmed that Weitz’s model had been taken into consideration when it planned its COVID-19 response. 

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