[OSGeo Africa] COVID-19 Geospatial Analysis

Stephen Wiggins wiggins.stephen at gmail.com
Tue May 19 02:47:57 PDT 2020

I think it would definitely help. Not a futile exercise at all.
Provide assistance with understanding why certain areas are hotspots and
other not, whereby reducing and preventing hotspots from occurring in these
vulnerable areas in the future.
Kind Regards

On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 11:24 AM Samantha Goodchild-Brown <
Samantha.Goodchild-Brown at capetown.gov.za> wrote:

> At a guess, no, it wouldn’t help. Not without vectors and reasons of
> travel factored in.
> But that’s why we do research….
> *From:* Africa <africa-bounces at lists.osgeo.org> *On Behalf Of *Madodomzi
> Mafanya
> *Sent:* Saturday, 16 May 2020 18:15
> *To:* africa at lists.osgeo.org
> *Subject:* [OSGeo Africa] COVID-19 Geospatial Analysis
> Dear List,
> Could the analysis of existing time and place COVID-19 data help us
> understand spatiotemporal tendencies of pandemics and help us to simulate
> spatial spreads of future viral outbreaks?
> Would this help with readiness or preparedness for future outbreaks or
> just a futile exercise?
> Regards,
> Madodomzi Mafanya (CGPrGISc 0279)
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