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Herd Immunity is Elusive but Canadians Can Be Optimistic

What is herd immunity? Will we ever get there? And does it matter anyway? For this article we built a medium- and long-range forecast for Canada for 2021.

Will Ontario Welcome Spring with a Third Wave and Another Lockdown?

The January 12 announcement by Premier Ford painted a bleak picture for Ontario. We agree the province is facing an unprecedented challenge, but we also believe that informed forecasting provides a prescriptive path forward for Ontario.

The Amazing Race: Variants vs. Vaccines

The January 12 announcement by Premier Ford painted a bleak picture for Ontario. We agree the province is facing an unprecedented challenge, but we also believe that informed forecasting provides a prescriptive path forward for Ontario.

Ontario’s Lockdowns Linger, with No Easy Way Out

The January 12 announcement by Premier Ford painted a bleak picture for Ontario. We agree the province is facing an unprecedented challenge, but we also believe that informed forecasting provides a prescriptive path forward for Ontario.

University of Toronto, Scarsin to collaborate on COVID decision support

Researchers based at the University of Toronto’s Institute for Pandemics (IFP) will collaborate with Markham-based Scarsin Corporation to advise on and support the deployment of world-leading pandemic response tools, technology, research and training.

A National Crisis Deserves a National Pandemic Decision System

As a company that specializes in forecasting and decision support for diseases, we recognized in March the potential crisis that was coming. Lives lost, economic turmoil, mental health impact, bankruptcies, lives ruined… We knew we could help! The decision making framework around COVID-19 impact is identical across the country. The forecast assumptions, such as the […]