09.06.2022 - COVID-19: Scenario Simulations for Summer, Autumn & Winter 2022

New study with long term simulations analyzes possible scenarios for the coming half year

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08.04.2022 - Markus Hengstschläger in Conversation with Niki Popper

The geneticist and the simulation researcher talk about models of the future and role models from the Renaissance

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18.03.2022 - COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Calculated for Until Fall 2022

Mathematical model determines vaccine requirements until October ‘22 for safe & efficient planning

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02.03.2022 - Dynamics of Immunity-Process Estimated with Model Extension

Optimistic model calculation shows: without response, immunity level drops to just above 10% by October

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02.03.2022 - COVID-19 Immunization Level: Monthly Update Online

Current immunization level against infection with Omicron-variant at just under 80%

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22.02.2022 - New Study Published in Scientific Reports

Model-based analysis of population immunization level and its braking effect on effective reproductive number was published

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15.02.2022 - Omicron: How BA.2 Changes the Dynamics Behind the Scenes

Omicron wave and quarantine cases depend heavily on spread of subvariant BA.2. But how does this work?

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28.01.2022 - 2G Rule: Lower Effectiveness, but Still Reducing Infections

Calculations for Omicron show reduced effectiveness compared with Delta, implementation is key

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27.01.2022 - Differences Between Omicron Variants BA.1 and BA.2

Model assumptions suggest that BA.2 can bypass immune protection better than BA.1

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05.01.2022 - Omicron-Variant: Assessment of Current Situation

An assessment of the current prognosis and developments by the COVID-19 simulation team

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13.12.2021 - Published: Study on how to Minimize Infection-Risk at Elections

Results & findings of simulation project for Vienna’s election 2020 published by PLOS ONE

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30.11.2021 - Previous TTI-Study Repeated for Salzburg and Upper Austria

Strong infection reduction by additional testing and good TTI-implementation (Testing-Tracing-Isolation)

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21.10.2021 - Niki Popper is Austrian of the Year in the Category ''Research''

Nominated at Austria-21 Gala for ‘‘the predictions and simulations around COVID-19’’

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04.10.2021 - Testing-Tracing-Isolation (TTI): New Study Proves high Efficiency

TTI-Strategy with 500.000 daily tests (incl. school testing) reduce Reff by 15% in Austria

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30.09.2021 - COVID-19: Progress of Immunization

Analysis of data, including dark figures and loss of immunity, indicates current situation

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21.09.2021 - Niki Popper nominated as Austrian of the Year

In the category ‘Research’ one of the 5 nominees for the ‘Austria 21’ election - until October 4

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02.09.2021 - CODIV-19: Increase of Vaccination Pace Urgently Needed

Policy brief of Prognosis Consortium: nearly 1 million additional first-time vaccinations needed to brake 4th wave

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29.08.2021 - Simulated Spread in Population Groups with Different Immunity Levels

How the virtual population model helps review and improve knowledge on immunization and vaccine effectiveness

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15.07.2021 - COVID-19: Festival Rules Evaluated Using Simulation Models

Analysis attests: PCR entry test and high vaccination coverage reduce infection risk from open air event

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09.07.2021 - COVID-19: Forecasting Consortium with DEXHELPP Participation for Risk Analysis of Delta Variant

COVID forecasting consortium publishes policy brief for Ministry of Health with outlook until September 2021

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